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HER Number:MDV53404
Name:Hut circle 37, Merrivale Settlement

Summary

Hut circle 37; part of the settlement to the south of the road. Measures 5.2 metres in diameter internally and walls survive to a height of 0.4 metres and width of 0.7 metres. This circle is heavily disturbed.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 555 750
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/41/5
  • Old SAM Ref: 24191

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 72, map 30, fig 30.5 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Depicted by Butler.

Gerrard, S., 1994, MPP/133501 (Site Visit). SDV219156.

Hut circle within a large partially enclosed settlement; terraced into the hill slope. Simple plan and double orthostat walling type. Interior measures 5.7 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.4 metre wide wall standing up to 0.6 metres high around the east side and as a 1.0 metre wide and 0.3 metre high slope on the west.

Probert, S. A. J., 2000, The Merrivale Guardianship Area, Walkhampton, Devon (Report - Survey). SDV344969.

Hut circle number 37 (SX55507506). Measures 5.2 metres in diameter internally and walls survive to a height of 0.4 metres and width of 0.7 metres. This circle is heavily disturbed. Other details: 12 (Fig 4).

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Visible on the aerial photograph.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, MER-2 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 18/09/2019. Hut circle covered with grass and reeds. Overall condition very good. Photo taken.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, MER-2 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photo looking 320° showing grass and reed cover.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 72, map 30, fig 30.5.
SDV219156Site Visit: Gerrard, S.. 1994. MPP/133501. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset..
SDV344969Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2000. The Merrivale Guardianship Area, Walkhampton, Devon. English Heritage. 1247982. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #121738 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. MER-2.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. MER-2.

Associated Monuments

MDV4897Part of: Merrivale hut circle settlement (Monument)
MDV4620Related to: Hut circle 13, Merrivale Settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4830 - Survey of guardianship area, Merrivale

Date Last Edited:Sep 23 2019 10:21AM