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HER Number:MDV7019
Name:Hut 16 in settlement on Throwleigh Common

Summary

A substantial stony bank of 8 metres diameter by 3 metres thick. The hut is levelled into the slope with a 0.5 metre crescentic scarp on the western upslope side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 657 907
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 69 SE 11
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/65
  • Old SAM County Ref: 778
  • Old SAM Ref: 28694
  • Pastscape: 444068

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ancient Monuments, 1970, Settlement and hut circles on Throwleigh Common, 13/3/1970 (Schedule Document). SDV238258.

Hut E.


National Monument Record, 1977, SX6590, 1, 2 (Aerial Photograph). SDV238267.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Visible on 1977 aerial photograph and recorded on map overlay.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 148944, 10/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

At SX65759077. Stone hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement within a coaxial field system on Throwleigh Common. Diameter 6.7 metres. Earthwork and single orthostat wall 1.7 metres wide, 0.8 metres high. Internal area measures 35.23 metres. A 145 degree facing gap may represent a doorway.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 196, Map 39.1 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Butler's hut 6. Measures 7.5 metres in diameter.


Newman , P., 2007, Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Devon. A 'Premier Archaeological Landscape' within Dartmoor National Park Level 2 Survey Report, 9, figure (Report - Survey). SDV360261.

Hut 16 SX 6577 9078
A substantial stony bank of 8 metres diameter by 3 metres thick. The hut is levelled into the slope with a 0.5 metre crescentic scarp on the western upslope side.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2017, Site visits to Throwleigh Common (Personal Comment). SDV360253.

Visited 04/07/2017 and recorded using GPS (SX65777 90788). Area densely vegetated, mostly bracken.

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. 196, Map 39.1.
SDV238258Schedule Document: Ancient Monuments. 1970. Settlement and hut circles on Throwleigh Common. The Schedule of Monuments. Unknown. 13/3/1970.
SDV238267Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. SX6590. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 1, 2.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 148944, 10/4/1997.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV360253Personal Comment: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2017. Site visits to Throwleigh Common. Field Investigation. Not Applicable.
SDV360261Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2007. Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Devon. A 'Premier Archaeological Landscape' within Dartmoor National Park Level 2 Survey Report. English Heritage. 40/2007. A4 Bound. 9, figure. [Mapped feature: #99341 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6971Part of: Settlement on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV59288Related to: Hut 20 in settlement on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV27493Related to: The Bradford Pool Leat (Monument)
MDV27495Related to: Throwleigh Common parallel reave system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7297 - Survey of Throwleigh Common Premier Archaeological Landscape

Date Last Edited:Jul 27 2018 1:13PM