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HER Number:MDV78788
Name:Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill

Summary

A small hut circle in unenclosed settlement south of Royal Hill. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 624 713
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of Bronze Age hut circle settlement south-east of Royal Hill, consisting of at least eight hut circles and part of an enclosure

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Fletcher, M. J., 1989, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV237663.

Hut circle G: two ovoid level stances (at SX62467135 and SX62467133) cut into the fairly steep slope are 2.7 meters by 2.0 meters and 3.7 meters by 4.0 meters respectively. Both have 0.4 meters backscarps and are bounded by irregularly spaced large boulders. Possibly robbed hut sites or working floors.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV237663Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. J.. 1989. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #105606 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12965Part of: Settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78790Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78684Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78786Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78787Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78789Related to: Hut circle in settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78782Related to: Hut circle in settlement to the south of Royal Hill (Monument)
MDV78785Related to: Hut circle in settlement to the south of Royal Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 8 2013 10:18AM