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HER Number:MDV7545
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Hut circle. Hut is inset into the hill on the north west side and the doorway is on se with ne orthostat still standing. The floor is horizontal and grass and furze covered. No finds made. The bank of the pound is traceable but the stonework is fragmentary (os). Vis=28/10/1954 (os) hut circle surveyed but pound cannot be located. Vis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 707 754
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of extensive abandoned Medieval field system with well-preserved ridge and furrow on southern Hamel Down and extending to meet Prehistoric parallel reave system with hut circles on Dunstone Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/97
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV298444.

Hut circle. Hut is inset into the hill on the north west side and the doorway is on se with ne orthostat still standing. The floor is horizontal and grass and furze covered. No finds made. The bank of the pound is traceable but the stonework is fragmentary (os). Vis=28/10/1954 (os) hut circle surveyed but pound cannot be located. Vis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV298445.

Osa=sx77nw44/sketch plan and section.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV298446.

Aph=nmr sf1459/58(1/3/1979).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV298447.

Dcra widecombe survey/(1979)vol v 1082.

Linehan, C. D., 1962, A forgotten Manor in Widecombe-in-the-Moor with Notes on its Geology, Archaeology and Mining by H. French, 474? (Article in Serial). SDV288170.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV288170Article in Serial: Linehan, C. D.. 1962. A forgotten Manor in Widecombe-in-the-Moor with Notes on its Geology, Archaeology and Mining by H. French. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 94. Paperback Volume. 474?.
SDV298444Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV298445Migrated Record:
SDV298446Aerial Photograph:
SDV298447Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 21 2020 11:02AM