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HER Number:MDV59283
Name:Hut 11 in settlement on Throwleigh Common

Summary

A possible hut sited at the junction of two reaves. It comprises a 7 metre diameter stony ring with a 3 metre wide by 0.4 metre high bank.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 657 906
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/26/7
  • 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 148936, 10/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

At SX 6570 9061. Stone hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement within a coaxial field system on Throwleigh Common. Diameter 6 metres. Earthwork and rubble wall 1.8 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. A 100 degree facing gap may represent a doorway.


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

Lies near Butler's hut 11 and consists of an arc of stones across one corner of this enclosed area; thought by Butler to be a possible hut or store.


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 11 SX 6573 9063
A possible hut sited at the junction of two reaves. It comprises a 7 metre diameter stony ring with a 3 metre wide by 0.4 metre high bank.


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

Attempted visit 4/07/2017 but vegetation growth (primarily bracken) made it impossible to access. Unable to plot with GPS.

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 148936, 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: #96392 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6971Part of: Settlement on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV59282Related to: Hut 12 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 27 2018 1:13PM