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HER Number:MDV6192
Name:Prehistoric Settlement within the Kestor Coaxial Field System


Group of three hut circles part of settlement on north slopes of castor. Group a.


Grid Reference:SX 667 871
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/71
  • Old SAM County Ref: 261
  • Old SAM Ref: 28714

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=est -/-/1997 (gerrard, s. ) prehistoric settlement within the kestor coaxial field system (mpp).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV274363.

Group of three hut circles part of settlement on north slopes of castor. Group a. Visible on nmr photos in poor condition (rchm app 1985).

DCMS:19/7/1999, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV274367.

Smc granted, subject to conditions, for works concerning the archaeological research excavation of a hut circle to examine the impact of bracken on sensitive archaeological deposits (dcms:19/7/1999).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV274368.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV274369.

Fox, a. /pps/20 pt.1(1955)87-102.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV274370.

Aph=nmr sx6686/6(18/5/1977).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV274371.

Aph=dap/em 3a(17/3/1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV274372.

Des=os 6" (1906)89ne.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV274373.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV274374.

Des=probert, s. A. J. /(11/10/1991)/rchme field investigation.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV274375.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV274376.

Dcms/smc letter(19/7/1999)/in smr.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

National Monuments Record, 2010, Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV214864.

Vis=11/10/1991 (rchme) huts 1 + 2 of massive construction with near complete inner + outer rings of upright slabs. Hut 3 disturbed, with only inner face remaining. All 3 terraced into slope. Hut 1 has well-defined entrance in se. All slightly ovoid (probert).

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

[Part of] coaxial field system and prehistoric settlements at Kestor.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214864National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV274363Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV274367Migrated Record: DCMS:19/7/1999.
SDV274368Migrated Record:
SDV274369Migrated Record:
SDV274370Aerial Photograph:
SDV274371Aerial Photograph:
SDV274372Migrated Record:
SDV274373Migrated Record:
SDV274374Migrated Record:
SDV274375Migrated Record:
SDV274376Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96904 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV59160Parent of: Hut Circle forming part of a Prehistoric Settlement within Kestor Coaxial Field System (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6198 - Geophysical Survey on Shovel Down and Kes Tor

Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 11:03AM