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HER Number:MDV79057
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 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 ahown on 19th century map.

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

This hut circle (8) measures 11.0 meters in diameter with 2.0 wide walls and is in good condition. Its walls are composed of large stones, one standing which may represent a door jamb to the south.

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

Hut circle 1 on plan. This hut measures between 7.0 - 8.2 meters in diameter and has a southern entrance. It lies to the south of the roughly circular enclosure in the centre of the settlement, directly south of circle 2 and is unconnected to any sections of curved walling. Other details: Map 54, 11.

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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Feature visible on aerial photograph.

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

Hut circle with section of wall to the west.

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).
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital.

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)
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)
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)
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 12:23PM