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HER Number:MDV6659
Name:Hut circle in settlement north of Golden Dagger Mine

Summary

One of group of at least five huts. Internal diameter of 5.5 metres defined by a wall 1 metre wide of medium size stones including some internal facing. Possible entrance on southern arc.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 684 805
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/85/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1972, SX68SE27, 17/4/1972 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV305465.

Huit; one of a group of five.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

This hut is not visible on aerial photographs viewed in the project.


Pattison, P., 1990, Royal Commission survey visit, 23/05/1990 (Report - Survey). SDV306433.

Hut H, at SX 6847 8052. Measures 5.5 metres internal diamter defined by a wall 1 metre wide of medium size stones including some internal facing. Terraced in on east, and built up on west to 0.6 metres. Possible entrance on southern arc.


Newman, P., 2002, Headland Warren and the Birch Tor and Vitifer Mines (Report - Survey). SDV363213.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305465Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1972. SX68SE27. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. 17/4/1972.
SDV306433Report - Survey: Pattison, P.. 1990. Royal Commission survey visit. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Archaeological Survey. Unknown. 23/05/1990.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV363213Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Headland Warren and the Birch Tor and Vitifer Mines. English Heritage. A1/34/2002. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. [Mapped feature: #121856 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6658Part of: Hut circle settlement north of Golden Dagger Mine (Monument)
MDV6663Related to: Possible hut in settlement north of the Golden Dagger Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7139 - Headland Warren and the Birch Tor and Vitifer Mines Survey (Ref: A1/20/2001, A1/34/2002)

Date Last Edited:Sep 17 2019 4:11PM