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HER Number:MDV5850
Name:Southern hut in enclosure east of Longaford Tor, Lydford

Summary

Southern hut circle which is one of four within the Prehistoric settlement enclosure to the east of Langaford Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 624 777
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67NW19
  • National Monuments Record: SX67NW20
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 442562
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/16/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Former Type) RING CAIRN (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))
  • HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1951, 540/483, 3049-50 (Aerial Photograph). SDV248164.

Taken on 24th April 1951.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951, SX67NW20 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV243100.

(08/12/1951) SX 6242 7779 Hut circle, diameter 6.8m. Height 0.25m to 0.3m. Typical of this part of the moor.

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 149 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

(12/06/1976) Ring-cairn or hut circle. Diameter 6.5 metres, height 0.15 metres, on Stennen Hill.

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1509, 285-288 (Aerial Photograph). SDV262885.

Taken on 26th April 1979.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1979, SX67NW19 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV217328.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 149287 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

A stone hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement 440 metres north-north-west of Powder Mills.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV217328Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1979. SX67NW19. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV243100Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX67NW20. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV248164Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1951. 540/483. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3049-50.
SDV262885Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1509. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 285-288.
SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 149.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 149287.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96098 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV27666Part of: Enclosure to east of Langaford Tor, Lydford (Monument)
MDV60323Related to: North-Eastern Hut Circle to the east of Langaford Tor, Lydford (Monument)
MDV60325Related to: Western Hut Circle to the east of Langaford Tor, Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8645 - Powder Mills and Gawler Newtake, Duchy Farms Survey
  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:Mar 8 2022 11:27AM