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HER Number:MDV69565
Name:Hut 8 in settlement at Dead Lake Foot

Summary

Hut circle consists of a stone ring measuring 5.2 metres in diameter with walls 0.4 metres high and 1.2 metres wide. A smaller hut of 2.5 metres diameter is built into the interior.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 564 781
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/6/8

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 1) Hut seems to have been rebuilt in antiquity, in order to halve its size to 2.5 metres, the original outer wall remaining as a corridor around the outside and still retaining both entrance jambs.


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. 8 at Dead Lake Foot shown on the English Heritage survey of 2003 as a stone ring measuring 5.2 metres in diameter with walls 0.4 metres high and 1.2 metre wide. A smaller hut of 2.5 metres diameter is built into the interior.


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: #99103 ]

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)
MDV69566Related to: Hut 9 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 4:05PM