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HER Number:MDV8762
Name:Hut circle 370 metres south-east of Ford Farm

Summary

One of two hut circles cut into almost at the base of a steep northern slope. This hut circle is constructed of large stones of varying thickness with a probable entrance on the east side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 735 809
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and walling remains of a pair of Bronze Age hut circles south-east of Ash-House Farm, Manaton

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/40
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Hut Circle marked.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX78SW18 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV303246.

Site visit 23rd March 1953. Hut A. One of two hut circles almost at the base of a steep northern slope. They are single walled and cut into the hillside. This hut circle is a fine example with a diameter of 7.3 metres and 1.3 metres high. It is constructed of large stones of varying thickness with a probable entrance to the east. In a good state of preservation.


Fox, A., 1954, Celtic Fields and Farms on Dartmoor in Light of Recent Excavations at Kestor, 87 (Article in Serial). SDV231175.

Part of one of two settlements relating to field walls and lynchets.


The Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments of England Aerial Photograph Unit, 1985, The Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments of England Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV340940.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Hut circle marked.


National Monuments Record, 23/04/1980, SF1748, SF1748/199 (Aerial Photograph). SDV279663.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231175Article in Serial: Fox, A.. 1954. Celtic Fields and Farms on Dartmoor in Light of Recent Excavations at Kestor. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 20. Unknown. 87.
SDV279663Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 23/04/1980. SF1748. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). SF1748/199.
SDV303246Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX78SW18. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340940Interpretation: The Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments of England Aerial Photograph Unit. 1985. The Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments of England Aerial Photograph Project. The Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments of England Aerial Photograph Project. Map (Paper).
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108851 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8797Related to: Hut circle 400 metres south-east of Ford Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 3:14PM