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HER Number:MDV59296
Name:Hut 26 in settlement on Throwleigh Common

Summary

This hut was recorded by Butler (1991) and Gerrard (1997) but could not be found at time of 2007 field survey. However, the area is covered by dense gorse and the records indicate the remains to be fairly insubstantial.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 654 908
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/26/19
  • 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 148954, 10/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

At SX6547 9082. Hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement within a coaxial field system on Throwleigh Common. Diameter 4.0 metres. Earthwork wall 2.0 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Internal area 12.56 metres.


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

Butler's hut 13 measures 4.5 metres in diameter and lies in the corner of a strip on the north side of the settlement.


Newman , P., 2007, Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Devon. A 'Premier Archaeological Landscape' within Dartmoor National Park Level 2 Survey Report, 10 (Report - Survey). SDV360261.

Hut 26 SX 654- 908-
This hut recorded by Butler (1991, 197) could not be found. However, this area is currently covered by dense gorse.

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 148954, 10/4/1997. [Mapped feature: #37714 ]
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. 10.

Associated Monuments

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 17 2017 9:32AM