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HER Number:MDV54438
Name:Hut circle at settlement north of Blackbrook River, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Possible hut circle at settlement north of Blackbrook River which may be a natural feature

Location

Grid Reference:SX 611 743
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SW158
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/413
  • Old SAM County Ref: 705
  • Pastscape: 908012

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Alternate Type) NATURAL FEATURE (Undated)
  • HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 1982, Dunnabridge Farm (Plan - measured). SDV266230.

One of 2 small circular features depicted At SX 61187436 is a possible hut circle approximately 4.3 metres in diameter and at SX 61397423 a circular feature approximately 4.6 metres in diameter.

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

Hut circle shown on survey.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 908012, SX67SW158 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investigation on 24th February 1988. The two features lie on open, undulating peat-covered moorland, adjacent to a large settlement and fragmentary field system.
Feature at SX 61187436 is identifiable on the ground as a slight sub-circular scoop in an east-facing slope this feature is caused by spring sapping and is of entirely natural origin.
Feature at SX 61397425 a small water-filled natural hollow is all that can be traced on the ground.
Neither feature is of archaeological significance.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV266230Plan - measured: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1982. Dunnabridge Farm. 1:25,000. Plan.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #128513 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 908012, SX67SW158.

Associated Monuments

MDV6221Related to: Settlement south-east of Round Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 26 2021 1:49PM