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HER Number:MDV79055
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. This hut circle lies on the western perimeter wall of the enclosure in the settlement

Location

Grid Reference:SX 641 632
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 (6) measures 10.0 meters in diameter but the circle is barely recognisable; only three quadrants of whortleberry covered wall remain. It lies on the western side of the enclosure.

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

Hut circle 3 on plan. This hut is in poor condition, having been constructed much less solidly than the other circles, only traces remain of the walls, which are very overgrown. This hut measures between 7.0 - 8.2 meters in diameter and is adjacent to the roughly circular enclosure in the centre of the settlement, lying just outside the perimeter wall to the west. Other details: Map 54, 11.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping

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

Hook shaped feature shown on survey as part of a hut circle.

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.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123563 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4251Part of: Prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79058Related to: Enclosure in settlement south of Left Lake (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)
MDV79053Related to: Hut circle in prehistoric unenclosed settlement south of Left Lake, Harford (Monument)
MDV79054Related 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)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jan 3 2020 3:37PM