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HER Number:MDV8763
Name:Hut circle 110 metres north-west of Blissmoor, Manaton

Summary

One of two hut circles cut into the eastern slope of the hill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 736 807
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Pair of Bronze Age hut circles 80 metres north-west of Blissmoor, Manaton

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/41
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX78SW17 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV303202.

Site visit 23rd March 1953. Hut B. One of two hut circles sited on the eastern slope of the hill. This one is cut into the slope. Entrance to the south-east. In a good state of preservation. No associated field system or enclosure.


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 nearby walls and lynchets.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Hut circle visible and recorded.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Hut circle visible. Located on the outside of the junction of two banks.


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

Hut circle marked.


National Monuments Record, 23/04/1980, SF1748, SF1748/198 (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). SF1748/198.
SDV303202Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX78SW17. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108852 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV62925Related to: Field System to north-west of Blissmoor House, Manaton (Monument)
MDV8802Related to: Hut Circle 80 metres north-west of Blissmoor, Manaton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 25 2014 1:01PM