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HER Number:MDV69564
Name:Hut 7 in settlement at Dead Lake Foot

Summary

Hut circle consists of a stone ring measuring 3.8 metres in diameter with walls 0.7 metres high and 1.2 metres wide. The disturbed hut is very stony with a central partition.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 564 782
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/6/7

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 67-8, Map 30.1 (Monograph). SDV219155.

One of a group of huts on the north bank of the River Walkham. (Butler’s hut 3) Measures 3.8 metres in diameter and is probably a more recent rebuild, a straight wall having been built across the centre using the stones of one half of the hut, converting it into a smaller rectangular building.


Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs, 9-10, 17, figures 2, 11 (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

Hut circle No. 7 at Dead Lake Foot shown on the English Heritage survey of 2003 as a stone ring measuring 3.8 metres in diameter with walls 0.7 metres high and 1.2 metre wide. The disturbed hut is very stony with a central partition.


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

Circular feature visible on the 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. 67-8, Map 30.1.
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. 9-10, 17, figures 2, 11.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #99102 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4202Part of: Hut circle settlement west of Dead Lake, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV69568Related to: Feature 12 in settlement at Dead Lake Foot (Building)
MDV69563Related to: Hut 6 in settlement at Dead Lake Foot (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 30 2017 3:07PM