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HER Number:MDV60323
Name:North-Eastern Hut Circle to the east of Langaford Tor, Lydford

Summary

North-eastern hut circle which is one of four within the Prehistoric settlement enclosure to the east of Langaford Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 624 778
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/16/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 28721.04(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 1989, Prehistoric Enclosure to west of Langaford Tor (Report - Survey). SDV243121.

One of four Prehistoric hut circles associated with an enclosure.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 149284 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

A stone hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement 440 metres north-north-west of Powder Mills.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, 442562, SX67NW19 (Website). SDV359354.

A small enclosed settlement, partly impinged upon by a later building. There are four huts of which three are attached to the enclosure walling. Their internal diameters range from 3.1 metres to 4.6 metres with rubble walling 1.1 metres wide and 0.3 metres high. All are in poor condition.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV243121Report - Survey: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 1989. Prehistoric Enclosure to west of Langaford Tor. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Archaeological Survey.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 149284.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96568 ]
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 442562, SX67NW19.

Associated Monuments

MDV27666Part of: Prehistoric Enclosure to east of Langaford Tor, Lydford (Monument)
MDV5849Related to: Central Hut Circle east of Longaford Tor, Lydford (Monument)
MDV20671Related to: Longaford Tor Building, Lydford (Building)
MDV5850Related to: Southern Hut Circle east of Longaford Tor, Lydford (Monument)
MDV60325Related to: Western Hut Circle to the east of Langaford Tor, Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 4 2016 2:01PM