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HER Number:MDV54416
Name:Hut circle in settlement east of Royal Hill

Summary

Hut circle within settlement north-west of Swincombe Water Intake. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 630 719
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age settlement north-west of Swincombe Water Intake, comprising three hut circles and fragmentary remains of field walls

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/52/4
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Probert, S. A. J., 1989, RCHME Field Investigation (Report - Survey). SDV234023.

Hut circle A (at SX 63067198). A hut circle 5.6 meters in diameter. Its eastern half has been destroyed and the remainder consists of a stony bank, 1.2 meters wide and 0.3 meters high, with some inner facing slabs. The entrance, in the south, is represented by two slabs, 0.7 meters apart and 0.7 meters high.


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.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV234023Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 1989. RCHME Field Investigation. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #94872 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV6299Part of: Settlement east of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV54417Related to: Hut circle in settlement east of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV54418Related to: Hut circle in settlement east of Royal Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2013 11:09AM