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HER Number:MDV103663
Name:Hut circle in enclosure on the southern edge of Hamel Down


Single hut circle remaining within an enclosure to the south of Hamel Down. Attached to the north-eastern wall of the enclosure.


Grid Reference:SX 715 779
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, Map 20.4, 146-7 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Butler depicts and describes this feature, within an enclosure or pound, similar in size to Berry Pound. This hut circle is the only visible, although there may have originally been more associated with this enclosure. It is attached to the north-east wall of the enclosure and measures 6.5 metres in diameter.

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

Hut circle attached to the northern wall of the enclosure is visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. Map 20.4, 146-7.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63166 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV103662Part of: Enclosure at the southern edge of Hamel Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 25 2016 2:58PM