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HER Number:MDV53029
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest

Summary

One of 6 shown on 1906 os map (os).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 609 759
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/48/4
  • Old SAM Ref: 849

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

One of 6 shown on 1906 os map (os).


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=4/9/1950 (os) hut e. Small, double-walled circle of turf-covered stones with entrance on se side. Diam 5.5m. Wall 1m wide, 0.4m high. Fair condition (os).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV246948.

Nmr=sx67nw61.


NMR, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV79864.

Vis=2/8/1988 (rchm) the most substantial hut within the enclosure. Internal diam 3.6m, being levelled into the hillside by 0.3m. Turf-covered walls, now spread to a thickness of 2.2m are 0.3m high with some external facing slabs. Entrance on se side formed by 2 transverse slabs 0.8m apart - apparently designed to narrow the entrance (nmr).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV246948Migrated Record:
SDV79864Report - Survey: NMR.

Associated Monuments

MDV53035Part of: Hut circle settlement north-east of Beardown Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 3:55PM