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HER Number:MDV64184
Name:Hut Circle within the northern Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common

Summary

Possible hut circle within the northern Prehistoric settlement on Chagford Common being a circular area terraced into the slope with an associated bank on the downslope side

Location

Grid Reference:SX 680 836
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/376/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 28728

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 149368 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 29th January 1999. Circular area terraced into the slope with an associated bank on the downslope side. This feature is most likely a hut but could be an unusual prospecting pit. Covered in grass and short gorse.

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 149368.

Associated Monuments

MDV64181Related to: Hut Circle with the northern Prehistoric Settlement 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 11:02AM