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HER Number:MDV53035
Name:Hut circle settlement north-east of Beardown Farm

Summary

Enclosure measuring roughly 55 metres north-west by south-east. Contains hut circles. Entrance unclear.

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/48/10

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Vis=4/9/1950 (os) enclosure k. Rude wall composed of boulders + slabs of granite. Very poor in places but still traceable. Average height 0.5m, 1m wide. Correct as shown on 6" field sheet (os). Vis=22/12/1979 (os) enclosure measures 54.4m nw-se by 45.6m transversely. Perimeter visible as large spaced boulders up to 1m across and generally protruding through the turf to a height of 0.3m. Entrance could not be determined (os).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV248516.

Nmr=sx67nw61.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV248516Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV53029Parent of: HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV53030Parent of: HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV69264Related to: Field system on Beardown Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 24 2015 2:17PM