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HER Number:MDV69523
Name:Hut 8 south of enclosures on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy

Summary

Surveyed in 2003, this lies lies to the south of the enclosures and consists of a 4.2 metre diameter circle, with walls 0.5 metres high and 1.6 metres wide. Excavated by the Dartmoor Exploartion Committee in the late 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 555 779
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/17/14
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs, 7-9, 16, figs 2, 9 (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

Hut circle No. 8 shown on the English Heritage survey of 2003 of a 4.2 metre diameter circle, with walls 0.5 metres high and 1.6 metres wide. The excavated hut had a doorway 0.6 metres wide by 1.1 metres high with two jambs in place.


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

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV255420Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2003. The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. 25. A4 Comb Bound. 7-9, 16, figs 2, 9.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #99059 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV69525Related to: Hut 10 south of enclosures on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV69526Related to: Hut 11 south of enclosures on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV119410Related to: Hut 7 south of enclosures on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV69524Related to: Hut 9 south of enclosures on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7275 - Survey of the Langstone Moor stone circle and other prehistoric monuments nearby
  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2017 12:02PM