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HER Number:MDV59279
Name:Hut 14 in settlement on Throwleigh Common

Summary

A 6.2 metre stony ring of 2 metres wide. The hut has a level interior and some orthostats but most of the stone is displaced.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 657 905
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 69 SE 11
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/26/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 28694
  • Pastscape: 444068

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 148932, 10/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

At SX 6574 9056. Stone hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement within a coaxial field system on Throwleigh Common. Diameter 5.6 metres. Double orthostat wall 1.4 metres wide, 0.8 metres high. Internal area measures 24.16 metres.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 196-8, Map 39.1 (Monograph). SDV219155.

One of three huts occupying this strip, amid a patch of surface stone (numbered 12 on Butler’s plan). This is one of the smaller two huts (5.7 and 6.3 metres respectively), separated from the larger hut by a cross wall.


Newman , P., 2007, Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Devon. A 'Premier Archaeological Landscape' within Dartmoor National Park Level 2 Survey Report, 8, figure (Report - Survey). SDV360261.

Hut 14 SX 6576 9057
A 6.2 metre stony ring of 2 metres wide. The hut has a level interior and some orthostats but most of the stone is displaced.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2017, Site visits to Throwleigh Common (Personal Comment). SDV360253.

Site visited 4/07/2017. Plotted using GPS (SX65767 90584). Area was densely vegetated and highly overgrown with bracken. Difficult to gain access to centre of circle.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 196-8, Map 39.1.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 148932, 10/4/1997.
SDV360253Personal Comment: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2017. Site visits to Throwleigh Common. Field Investigation. Not Applicable.
SDV360261Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2007. Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Devon. A 'Premier Archaeological Landscape' within Dartmoor National Park Level 2 Survey Report. English Heritage. 40/2007. A4 Bound. 8, figure. [Mapped feature: #96388 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV59281Related to: Hut 13 in settlement on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV59280Related to: Hut 15 in settlement on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV27495Related to: Throwleigh Common parallel reave system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7297 - Survey of Throwleigh Common Premier Archaeological Landscape

Date Last Edited:Jul 11 2017 2:36PM