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HER Number:MDV61934
Name:Cairn or Hut Circle on west side of Hurston Main Reave on Chagford Common, Chagford

Summary

Cairn or hut circle on the north side of a D-shaped enclosure on west side of Hurston Main Reave on Chagford Common

Location

Grid Reference:SX 676 834
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/203/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28779

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (LANEBA to Early Iron Age - 2300 BC to 700 BC)
  • CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152379 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Cairn adjacent to the Hurston Ridge Reave.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 30, Figure 25.2, Map 25 (Monograph). SDV219155.

On the north side of a pair of D-shaped enclosures (Settlement 8) are a few set stones alongside as the possible remains of a hut.

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. 30, Figure 25.2, Map 25.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152379.

Associated Monuments

MDV26789Part of: Enclosure attached to the west side of Hurston Ridge Main Reave on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7505 - Boveycombehedd, Chagford: An Archaeological Investigation of a Diachronic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Mar 23 2018 2:58PM