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HER Number:MDV115871
Name:Hut within enclosure north-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington


Possible hut circle within enclosure at the parallel reave system Prehistoric settlement to the north-east of Holwell Tor


Grid Reference:SX 752 777
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (LANEBA to VII - 2300 BC to 700 AD)

Full description

English Heritage, 1969-1989, English Heritage Records Office SAM Record, 451 (Un-published). SDV349864.

Pound north-east of Holwell Tor. The scheduled area contains a small part of the Rippon Tor parallel reave system with a circular Prehistoric enclosure and several hut circles. The enclosure is circa 30 metres diameter with marked lynchetting and on the south side is a fragmentary hut circle with interior diameter of 5 metres.

Everett, C., 1988, Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features, HD 71, Map 6 (Report - Survey). SDV359684.

Hut circle shown on map on the south-western boundary of the circular enclosure.

Newman, P., 1999, 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised), 9, Figures 2 + 4 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Not shown on plans or mentioned in report.

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

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Possible hut circle shown on modern mapping on the southern boundary of enclosure.

National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, 445005, SX77NE10 (Website). SDV359354.

A number of stones form a poorly defined circle in the southern part of the oval enclosure to the north- east of Holwell Tor may represent a hut circle site.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 1999, 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised). Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 9, Figures 2 + 4.
SDV349864Un-published: English Heritage. 1969-1989. English Heritage Records Office SAM Record. English Heritage. A4 Spiral Bound. 451.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #75217 ]
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 445005, SX77NE10.
SDV359684Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1988. Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features. HD 71, Map 6.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV26621Part of: Settlement and field system north-east of Holwell Tor (Monument)
MDV8089Related to: Hut in settlement north-east of Holwell Tor (Monument)
MDV8090Related to: Hut in settlement north-east of Holwell Tor (Monument)
MDV8057Related to: Pound north-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:May 23 2022 2:55PM