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HER Number:MDV79062
Name:Hut circle in enclosure 200 meters north-west of Dry Lake

Summary

One of two hut circles built into perimeter wall of enclosure north-west of Dry Lake, Harford Moor.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 639 636
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Group of Bronze Age hut circle settlements west of Quickbeam Hill, adjacent to the River Erme, consisting of three sets of enclosures, two conjoined, with over ten associated hut circles

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Hankin, C. F., 1977, Enclosed hut circle settlement north of Drylake (Worksheet). SDV165677.

Hut circle (2) at the north east wall of the enclosure. Only low walls remain, covered with whortleberry. There is a tinners pit some 3.5 meters deep, about 18.0 meters north of the enclosure wall.


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

This hut circle (1) has been built on the perimeter of the most southern enclosure of the three in this area. It measures 6.2 meters in diameter and has no obvious entrance. Other details: Map 54, 13.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165677Worksheet: Hankin, C. F.. 1977. Enclosed hut circle settlement north of Drylake. Harford Parish Checklist. 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. 53-54.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105864 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4294Part of: Settlement 200 metres north-west of Dry Lake (Monument)
MDV4294Related to: Settlement 200 metres north-west of Dry Lake (Monument)
MDV4295Related to: Hut circle in enclosure 200 meters north-west of Dry Lake (Monument)
MDV4294Part of: Settlement 200 metres north-west of Dry Lake (Monument)
MDV4294Related to: Settlement 200 metres north-west of Dry Lake (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2013 12:48PM