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HER Number:MDV59289
Name:Hut 19 in settlement on Throwleigh Common

Summary

The hut has a clear partially surviving inner wall face of granite with an internal diameter of 6.5 metres. Outside this wall there is a substantial and probably much spread stony bank measuring 5.5 metres thick by 0.8 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 658 907
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/26/13
  • 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 148943, 10/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

At SX65809074. Stone hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement within a coaxial field system on Throwleigh Common.
Diameter 6.0 metres. Earthwork and double orthostat wall 2.0 metres wide, 0.75 metres high. Internal area measures 28.26 metres. A fine ring of inner slabs survive on the eastern side of the hut. Attached to wall.


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

Butler describes these three huts together (numbered 7). They measure 6.1, 6.3 and 8.5 metres in diameter respectively) and the largest retains its jamb stones. All are solidly built.


Newman , P., 2007, Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Devon. A 'Premier Archaeological Landscape' within Dartmoor National Park Level 2 Survey Report, 9, figure (Report - Survey). SDV360261.

Hut 19 SX 6582 9075
The hut has a clear partially surviving inner wall face of granite with an internal diameter of 6.5 metres. Outside this wall there is a substantial and probably much spread stony bank measuring 5.5 metres thick by 0.8 metres high.


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

Site visited 4/07/2017. Plotted using GPS (SX65822 90753). Not as densely vegetated as surrounding area. Centre of hut circle was easily visible. Located close to old leat so followed this to gain access.

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 148943, 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. 9, figure. [Mapped feature: #96397 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6971Part of: Settlement on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV59291Related to: Hut 17 in settlement on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV59288Related to: Hut 20 in settlement on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV59287Related to: Hut 21 in settlement on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV27493Related to: The Bradford Pool Leat (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 1:14PM