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HER Number:MDV69545
Name:Hut 30 by enclosures on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy

Summary

Hut circle consists of a 5.6 metre diameter circle with walls 0.8 metres high and 2 metre wide. This hut was excavated by the Dartmoor Exploration Committee in the late 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 557 778
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/17/36

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. 30 shown on the English Heritage survey of 2003 as 5.6 metre diameter circle with walls 0.8 metres high and 2 metre wide. The excavated hut has a 1.1 metre high door jamb and walls built up with tumble.


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

Hut circle clearly visible on the aerial photography.

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: #99082 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4219Part of: Langstone Moor hut circle settlement, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV27076Related to: Enclosure E on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV69544Related to: Hut 29 by enclosure on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV69548Related to: Hut 33 by enclosures on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV69552Related to: Possible hut circle 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 19 2017 2:54PM