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HER Number:MDV79053
Name:Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford

Summary

One of eight hut circles in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake

Location

Grid Reference:SX 642 633
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old SAM County Ref: DV812

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Hut circle shown on 19th century map.

Hankin, C. F., 1976 - 1977, Settlement south of Left Lake (Worksheet). SDV165974.

This hut circle (4) lies 40.0 south of hut circle 1 and is fragmentary. It may measure around 10.0 meters in diameter.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 53, Map 54, Figure 54.13 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Hut circle 4 on plan. This hut is in good condition, composed of large stones with a curved interior wall . This hut measures between 7.0 - 8.2 meters in diameter, and is attached to hut number 7 to the north by a curved wall and a further fragment of walling can be traced to the south of this hut.

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

This hut circle has a smaller circle within the west side of the hut.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

A hut circle which forms part of a prehistoric settlement of seven large hut circles and vestiges of enclosures on the moderate eastern slope of the River Erme, south of Left Lake. (see MDV 4251)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165974Worksheet: Hankin, C. F.. 1976 - 1977. Settlement south of Left Lake. Harford Parish Checklist. Digital.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 53, Map 54, Figure 54.13.
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123558 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4251Part of: Prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79058Related to: Enclosure in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79054Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79055Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79056Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79057Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79051Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79052Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79050Related to: Hut circle in unenclosed prehistoric settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV127260Related to: Walls associated with prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jan 10 2020 12:48PM