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HER Number:MDV57423
Name:Cairn or hut circle south of enclosure to the north-east of Langcombe Brook, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Eastern cairn or hut circle south of enclosure to the north-east of Langcombe Brook of 2.8 metres diameter by 0.4 metres high with a central pit 1.2 metres square

Location

Grid Reference:SX 607 669
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/203/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28787

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Constructed, Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))
  • (Alternate Type) HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC)

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140544b (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Cairn of diameter 2.8 metres, height 0.4 metres. Robbed. Central pit 1.2 metres square.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 148, Map 50, Site 2 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Site '2' at Langcombe valley includes two hut circles on the south side of an enclosure boundary. This eastern hut circle is the smaller of the two.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1016145 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

Within scheduled area.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 148, Map 50, Site 2.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140544b. [Mapped feature: #130666 ]
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1016145.

Associated Monuments

MDV57441Related to: Cairn or hut circle lying north-east of the Langcombe Brook, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV57424Related to: Enclosure 200 metres north-east of the Langcombe Brook, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV12420Related to: Enclosure east of Langcombe Brook, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2021 11:23AM