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HER Number:MDV5867
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, one of the most south-westerly of the huts within 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/26/6
  • 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.

Hut circles in very poor condition. One of 8 within an enclosure.


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


Turner, J. R., 1976, Ancient Monuments on Forestry Commission Land. Field Report (Report - non-specific). SDV351823.

Bellever Lakehead (5.A) Hut circle (f)
Located 15 metres north-north-east of hut (e). Diameter approximately 3.8 metres, hut circle on a platform site. Walls 1.0 metre thick, very ruined, covered with whortleberries and moss.


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 144255 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement known as Kraps Ring. Single and double orthostat wall 1.5 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Diameter 4.7 metres. Internal area 17.34 metres. Enclosed.


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

Hut circle (4) at SX 64417813. A 4.3 metre diameter ring of disturbed stones standing in a grass and heather covered bank of up to 2.0 metres wide by 0.5 metres high. There is a spread of smaller stones on the northern interior of the hut. The walls have collapsed inwards and there is no visible entrance.


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.
  • Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1992-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 144255.
  • Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1951. RAF/540/483. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3046-7 (24/4/1951).
  • 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.
  • Report - non-specific: Turner, J. R.. 1976. Ancient Monuments on Forestry Commission Land. Field Report. Dartmoor National Park Authority Field Report. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV5861Part of: Kraps Ring enclosed hut circle settlement (Monument)
MDV5862Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5866Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5927Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5868Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV59148Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 13 2013 11:34AM