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HER Number:MDV5206
Name:Hut circle within enclosure west of Mardle Brook

Summary

Hut circle within enclosure west of Mardle Brook. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 675 686
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of Bronze Age settlement comprising an enclosure with associated hut circles north of Snowdon Hole, Buckfastleigh Moor

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 441360
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/32/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66NE4 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV146357.

Hut circle within enclosure (PRN 5205). This hut circle is completely covered by turf and bracken but width of wall suggests double walled type. Measures 8.5 meters in diameter, with 2.0 meter wide walls, 0.6 – 0.75 meters high. The condition of this circle is fairly good and there is evidence of an entrance on the south-eastern side.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Recorded.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV146357Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66NE4. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94185 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV5205Part of: Enclosure with hut circle west of Mardle Brook (Monument)
MDV5208Related to: Possible hut circle near enclosure west of Mardle Brook (Monument)
MDV24789Related to: WALL in the Parish of West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV24790Related to: WALL in the Parish of West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV5209Related to: WALL in the Parish of West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV5210Related to: WALL in the Parish of West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV5211Related to: WALL in the Parish of West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV5212Related to: WALL in the Parish of West Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 18 2012 2:57PM