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HER Number:MDV59300
Name:Unlikely hut circle on Throwleigh Common


Recorded in 1997 but not referred to by Butler and not mentioned in 2007 survey. Unconfirmed site; requires verification.


Grid Reference:SX 654 905
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/26/23
  • Old SAM Ref: 28694

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 148958, 10/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

At SX 6545 9050. Hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement within a coaxial field system on Throwleigh Common. Diameter 5.5 metres. Single orthostat wall 0.8 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Internal area 23.74 metres. Only the western arc is visible, the remainder survives as a buried feature. Grass and gorse cover.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 148958, 10/4/1997. [Mapped feature: #37716 ]

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 11:12AM