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HER Number:MDV55530
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Manaton


Hut circle 3 excavated by minter in 1968. Diam 7m. Paved entrance, 'anvil' + 'drain cover'.


Grid Reference:SX 722 805
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Remains of prehistoric field system on Heatree Down, with enclosure and huts, as well as medieval strip fields around Natsworthy, some fossilised in extant field boundaries

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/5/4
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

QUINNELL, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1356.

Hut circle 3 excavated by minter in 1968. Diam 7m. Paved entrance, 'anvil' + 'drain cover'. Eighty-six stake holes were recorded in the floor. At lest 6 appeared as an irregular slot. Three larger post holes also recorded outside the hut. See quinnell for full details (quinnell).

Keene, B., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV2098.

Leaf arrowhead found with tip broken off (keene).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV306605.

Quinnell, h. /pdas/49(1991)10-14;fig 6;pls 10-13/the late mrs e. M. Minter's excavation of hut circles at heatree, manaton in 1968.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV306606.

Des=keene, b. /arrowheads from prehistoric devon/()48/ms in smr.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1356Migrated Record: QUINNELL.
SDV2098Migrated Record: Keene, B..
SDV306605Migrated Record:
SDV306606Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV8818Related to: Enclosure on Heatree Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 17 2019 10:24AM