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HER Number:MDV54364
Name:Hut circle in settlement to the north-east of Moorlands

Summary

Hut circle within settlement site to the north-east of Moorlands Farm. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 628 737
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and walls of a Bronze Age hut circle settlement and field system in bend of West Dart River to north-east of Moorlands Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/2/5
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Fletcher, M. J., 1988, Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England (Report - Survey). SDV214888.

A hut circle covered by a thick peat layer with an internal diameter of approximately 5.3 meters levelled into a north-west facing slope at SX62907370. The position of the entrance is not clear and the tips of the wall protrude through the turf to a height of 0.2 meters.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 216 (Monograph). SDV337765.


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.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.


National Monuments Record, 2010, 443238 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV261715.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214888Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. J.. 1988. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown.
SDV261715National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. 443238. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 216.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94858 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6215Part of: Settlement north-east of Moorlands Farm (Monument)
MDV78741Related to: Hut circle in settlement north-east of Moorlands (Monument)
MDV54361Related to: Hut circle in settlement north-east of Moorlands (Monument)
MDV54362Related to: Hut circle in settlement north-east of Moorlands (Monument)
MDV54363Related to: Hut circle in settlement north-east of Moorlands (Monument)
MDV54365Related to: Possible hut circle in settlement north-east of Moorlands Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2013 1:37PM