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HER Number:MDV64190
Name:Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford

Summary

Hut circle within the central of three Prehistoric settlements on Chagford Common

Location

Grid Reference:SX 679 832
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/120/22
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/120/9
  • Old SAM Ref: 28728

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., Untitled Source, MPP149376 (Migrated Record). SDV246637.

Site visited on 29th January 1999. Stone hut circle forming part an enclosed prehistoric settlement on Chagford Common.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Hut circle shown on aerial photograph.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 29-30, Map 25 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Hut 6 within Settlement 6 of circa 6.5 metres is damaged with much of the wall displaced outwards. It is connected by an extra bank to Hut 7 to the north.


Cosford, J., 1991-2, Chagford Common, Hut IV (Worksheet). SDV244606.

Hut IV of circa 6.5 metres diameter has 4 edged stones remaining in situ while others are in a fallen rubble state. There is no apparent entrance.


Passmore, A. J., 1997, Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape, 12, Figure 3 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV360382.

Hut 3 within Enclosure B has internal dimensions of 9 metres by 6 metres with an entrance on the south side. It is built into a small field within the enclosure.


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

Possibly visible on aerial photograph.

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. 29-30, Map 25.
SDV244606Worksheet: Cosford, J.. 1991-2. Chagford Common. Hut IV.
SDV246637Migrated Record: Gerrard, S.. MPP149376.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #110683 ]
SDV360382Post-Graduate Thesis: Passmore, A. J.. 1997. Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape. King Alfred's College, Winchester. A4 Comb Bound. 12, Figure 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV6707Part of: Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV64186Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistorc settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV64189Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6704Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6706Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV43224Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlements 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 16 2018 2:44PM