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HER Number:MDV54365
Name:Possible hut circle in settlement north-east of Moorlands Farm

Summary

Possible 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 629 737
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/2/6
  • 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 small rectangular feature attached to the lower side of a stony lynchet wall measures approximately 3.8 meters by 3.0 meters internally located at SX62927378. The wall on three sides if composed of small and medium sized boulders and is up to 0.5 meters high; the downhill side is delimited by a 0.4 meter high scarp. It may be an occupation site but this classification is by no means certain.


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.


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.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

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)
MDV54364Related to: Hut circle in settlement to the north-east of Moorlands (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2013 1:36PM