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HER Number:MDV5865
Name:Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever

Summary

Stone hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement known as Kraps Ring, fairly close to the southern wall of the enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 644 781
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/26/4
  • Old SAM County Ref: 455
  • Old SAM Ref: 28686

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Crossing, W., 1912 (1965), Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor, 469 (Monograph). SDV320981.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX67NW30 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV262461.

Pound and hut circles. Huts are in very poor condition. One of 8 within the enclosure.


Royal Air Force, 1951, RAF/540/483, 3046-7(24/4/1951) (Aerial Photograph). SDV262462.


Dartmoor National Park Authority + Forestry Commission + Dartmoor Preservation Association, 1976, Conservation of Ancient Monuments. The Report of a Working Party (Report - non-specific). SDV248248.

Bellever Lakehead 5.A (see 1976 Field Report for full details).


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

Visible on Royal Air Force 1951 aerial photograph.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 43-4; fig 27.6 (Monograph). SDV219155.


Gerrard, S., 1992-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 144253 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut settlement known as Kraps Ring. Diameter 4.2 metres, double and single orthostat wall 1.1 metres wide, 0.5 metres high. Internal area 13.84 metres. Enclosed. North side damaged with rubble lying just outside. A 110 degree facing gap may be a door.


Newman , P., 1993, RCHME Field Investigation at Lakehead Hill (Report - Survey). SDV262456.

Hut circle (2) at SX 64417811. A 2.0 metre diameter ring of stones, standing to 0.3 metres high and contained within a grass and heather covered bank. Now much disturbed. No visible entrance.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 1996, Condition Survey of Identified Archaeology within Woodland Areas 1996 (Un-published). SDV351820.

Bellever Lakehead (5.A) Hut circle (d)
Located 12 metres north of hut [c]. Diameter approximately 4.0 metres, hut circle on a platform site. Very ruined, covered with whortleberries and moss. Largest stone (in place) 1.0 by 0.4 by 0.5 metres above the ground.


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

Hut is depicted on the modern mapping. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 43-4; fig 27.6.
  • Report - non-specific: Dartmoor National Park Authority + Forestry Commission + Dartmoor Preservation Association. 1976. Conservation of Ancient Monuments. The Report of a Working Party. Dartmoor National Park Authority Field Report. A4 Bound.
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX67NW30. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1951. RAF/540/483. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3046-7(24/4/1951).
  • Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1992-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 144253.
  • Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1993. RCHME Field Investigation at Lakehead Hill. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field Investigation. Unknown.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
  • Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
  • Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1912 (1965). Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 469.
  • Un-published: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1996. Condition Survey of Identified Archaeology within Woodland Areas 1996. Condition Survey of Identified Archaeology within Woodland Areas. A4 Ring Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV5861Part of: Kraps Ring enclosed hut circle settlement (Monument)
MDV5862Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5864Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV59148Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5927Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5866Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV59146Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 17 2014 11:29AM