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HER Number:MDV125530
Name:Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor

Summary

Recorded in 1992 during MPP visit (not previously recorded). Hut is built into the south side of an obvious enclosure bank, but the hut is less clearly visible. Internal diameter measures 2.0 metres. Rubble built walls 1.0 metre wide and 0.8 metres high. Grass cover noted with small amount of gorse; slight animal tracks.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 565 710
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/7/11
  • Old SAM Ref: 22265

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset. (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Visited in 1992. Hut circle shown on 1992 plan of the site but no dimensions appear to have been recorded.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs (Photograph). SDV363073.

One photograph taken looking south-east to north-west.


Derry, C., 2019, Hut circle at SX56501 71087 (Worksheet). SDV363079.

(Visited 29/04/2019) Hut is built into the south side of an obvious enclosure bank. The hut circle itself is hard to identify. Internal diameter measures 2.0 metres. Rubble built walls 1.0 metre wide and 0.8 metres high. Grass cover noted with small amount of gorse; slight animal tracks.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117013 ]
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.
SDV363079Worksheet: Derry, C.. 2019. Hut circle at SX56501 71087. Worksheet. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV3727Related to: ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3723Related to: Hut circle C in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV125531Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV125532Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV48326Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 1 2019 2:43PM