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HER Number:MDV66098
Name:Hut circle within extensive settlement west of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Hut circle of 3.3 metres diameter with walls 1.4 metres wide by 0.5 metres high within extensive settlement on the western slopes of Longaford and Littaford Tors

Location

Grid Reference:SX 613 771
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/63/60
  • Old SAM Ref: 34551

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1978, SX67NW81, SX67NW81 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV249650.

Pattison, P., 1989, Cherrybrook and Longaford Survey, Plan (Report - Survey). SDV337021.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 15716 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Visited on 22nd April 2002. Stone hut circle 275 metres west of Longaford tor, forming part of a prehistoric settlement on the western slopes of Longaford and Littaford Tors. Diameter 3.3 metres with rubble walls 1.4 metres wide by 0.5 metres high. A 190 degree facing gap may represent a doorway, Grass and gorse.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 60-61, Map 29, Figure 29.1 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Not shown at 'Littaford Tors West' settlement.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Cartographic). SDV345521.

Hut circle shown on survey.

Ordnance Survey, 2022, Mastermap 2022 (Cartographic). SDV364674.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Historic England, 2022, National Heritage List for England, 1020876 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364675.

One of 101 hut circles within Scheduled area

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. 60-61, Map 29, Figure 29.1.
SDV249650Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1978. SX67NW81. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. SX67NW81.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 15716.
SDV337021Report - Survey: Pattison, P.. 1989. Cherrybrook and Longaford Survey. Unknown. Plan.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #138213 ]
SDV364674Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2022. Mastermap 2022. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV364675National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2022. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1020876.

Associated Monuments

MDV5933Part of: Field system and hut settlements on south-west slopes of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV66099Related to: Hut circle within extensive settlement west of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV66099Related to: Hut circle within extensive settlement west of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV66099Related to: Hut circle within extensive settlement west of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV66099Related to: Hut circle within extensive settlement west of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV66095Related to: Pillow mound within rabbit warren to the west of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV66096Related to: Pillow mound within rabbit warren to the west of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV66097Related to: Pillow mound within rabbit warren to the west of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV66100Related to: Pillow mound within rabbit warren to the west of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV66102Related to: Pillow mound within rabbit warren to the west of Longaford and Littaford Tors, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV14156Related to: RABBIT WARREN in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8644 - Cherrybrook and Longford Newtake, Duchy Farms Survey
  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:Jul 26 2022 12:01PM