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HER Number:MDV8802
Name:Hut Circle 80 metres north-west of Blissmoor, Manaton

Summary

One of two hut circles on the eastern slope of the hill. Only the northern half of the structure remains.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 736 806
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/70
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Iron Age - 700 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Site visit 23rd March 1953. Hut A. One of two hut circles on eastern slope of hill. Only northern half remains. No entrance visible in surviving half.


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.


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

Hut circle visible and recorded.


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.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108891 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8763Related to: Hut circle 110 metres north-west of Blissmoor, Manaton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 25 2014 11:38AM