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HER Number:MDV52020
Name:Hut 34 on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy


Hut circle consists of a 5.3 metre diameter circle with walls 1.8 metres wide and up to 0.65 metres high. Located to the north-east of the most easterly enclosure, this hut was excavated in 1894 and the the inner wall lining is visible.


Grid Reference:SX 558 779
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/17/6
  • Old SAM Ref: 20371

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ancient Monuments, 1993, Langstone Moor hut circle settlement (Schedule Document). SDV253920.

Easternmost hut circle forming part of settlement. Terraced into hillslope. Coursed drystone construction. Internal diameter 6 metres; walls 2 metres wide, up to 0.5 metres high.

Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs, 7-9, fig 2, 9, Appendix IV (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

Hut circle No. 34 is shown on the English Heritage 1:1000 survey of 2003 as a 5.3 metre diameter circle to the north-east of the most easterly enclosure. The hut was excavated in 1894. The walls are 1.8 metres wide and up to 0.65 metres high with the inner wall lining visible.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV253920Schedule Document: Ancient Monuments. 1993. Langstone Moor hut circle settlement. The Schedule of Monuments. Unknown.
SDV255420Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2003. The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. 25. A4 Comb Bound. 7-9, fig 2, 9, Appendix IV.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94164 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4219Part of: Langstone Moor hut circle settlement, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7275 - Survey of the Langstone Moor stone circle and other prehistoric monuments nearby
  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Jun 19 2017 3:17PM