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HER Number:MDV116221
Name:Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington

Summary

One of six hut circles within the Prehistoric settlement to the west of Emsworthy Rocks

Location

Grid Reference:SX 747 770
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and surviving stone walls of a Bronze age settlement on Haytor Down comprising at least five hut circles, enclosures and remains of a field system

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/89/2
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Everett, C., 1988, Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features, HD77, Map 6 (Report - Survey). SDV359684.

One of five hut circles at Prehistoric site.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 17-18, Figure 1.1, Map 1 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Kink in the field boundary shown on Figure 1.1.


Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 11, Figures 2 and 6 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

One of six hut circles within the Prehistoric settlement to the west of Emsworthy Rocks. This possible hut circle is indicated by a curvilinear kink in nthe field boundary.


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

Hut circle shown on survey.


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

Kink in field boundary shown.


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, 445111, SX77NW33 (Website). SDV359354.

A possible hut platform, levelled into slope by 0.7 metres and a diameter of between 7.2 metres and 8.0 metres. The adjacent north-south terraced field bank has a distinct kink in it so as to avoid this feature.

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. 17-18, Figure 1.1, Map 1.
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 11, Figures 2 and 6.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #75561 ]
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 445111, SX77NW33.
SDV359684Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1988. Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features. HD77, Map 6.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV7529Part of: Prehistoric Settlement north-west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116223Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV7530Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116217Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV7531Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Aug 26 2016 4:13PM