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HER Number:MDV115777
Name:Hut Circle or Shelter at Smallacombe Rocks Prehistoric Settlement , Ilsington


Hut circle or later shelter at Smallacombe Rocks Prehistoric settlement


Grid Reference:SX 755 782
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHELTER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD? (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 9, Figure 3 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

A semi-circular stony bank built against the face of the central Smallacombe Rocks outcrop at SX75587824 could be a hut but maybe a later shelter. Feature shown on plan of Smallacombe Rocks settlement.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Small semi-circular feature shown on survey.

Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England, 1002531 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

A semi-circular stony bank built against the face of the central rock outcrop at Smallacombe Rocks could be a hut or possibly a later shelter. It has an internal diameter of 3.8 metres with a bank measuring 3.3 metres wide and 0.4 metres high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 9, Figure 3. [Mapped feature: #75123 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1002531.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV72894Related to: Enclosure within Smallacombe Rocks Prehistoric Settlement, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV72897Related to: Hut Circle at Smallacombe Rocks Prehistoric Settlement, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV8055Related to: Prehistoric Settlement at Smallacombe Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Dec 16 2016 4:26PM