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HER Number:MDV5929
Name:Hut circle south-east of Kraps Ring, Bellever

Summary

Stone hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement known as Kraps Ring, this is one of two huts located outside the enclosure on the south-western side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 643 780
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/59

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.


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 Plantation Lakehead 8.A
Hut-circle at SX64357806. This hut lies 35 metres north-west of site 7.A. Measures 6.2 metres in diameter and is located on a platform site cut into a north-facing slope, very ruined. Wall 1.0 metre thick, entrance on the east side. Porch stone 1.0 by 0.4 metres (thick) by 0.7 metres above the ground.
Not investigated, has been planted over.
1955 Spooner/Dixon report (Lakehead-Bellever-Laughter Site number 17)
Not identified, thought to have been destroyed in fire trace.


Dartmoor National Park Authority + Forestry Commission + Dartmoor Preservation Association, 1976, Conservation of Ancient Monuments. The Report of a Working Party, 4 (Report - non-specific). SDV248248.

Bellever Plantation Lakehead 8.A (see 1976 Field Report for full details).


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

Hut circle visible on Royal Air Force 1951 aerial photograph at SX64387806.


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 144260 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement known as Kraps Ring.
Diameter 5.3 metres, single orthostat wall 0.9 metres wide, 0.82 metres high. Internal area 22.05 metres. Unenclosed. A later field boundary overlies the east side. Trees now cut from this hut, and surrounding land also cleared.


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

SX 64357808. A barely visible 3.0 metre diameter semi-circle of displaced boulders of up to 0.5 metres high is all that remains of this disturbed hut which is sited on the very edge of the conifer plantation, 60 metres south-west of the main enclosure.


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

Hut circle 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. 4.
  • Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1951. RAF/540/483. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3046-7, (24/4/1951).
  • 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.
  • Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1992-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 144260.
  • Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1993. RCHME Field Investigation at Lakehead Hill. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field Investigation. Unknown.
  • Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1912 (1965). Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 469.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
  • 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

MDV52760Related to: Hut circle south-east of Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5861Related to: Kraps Ring enclosed hut circle settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 29 2013 2:32PM