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HER Number:MDV125531
Name:Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor

Summary

Recorded in 1992 during MPP visit (not previously recorded). Noted in 2019 survey as a very unclear and tenuous feature. Built into the curve of an enclosure bank. Single stones rather than an obvious wall mark the possible circle. Internal diameter measures 4.0 metres. Feature is in poor condition with grass, gorse and 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? (Constructed, 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 of the hut feature looking from south to north.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Derry, C., 2019, Possible hut circle at SX56511 71080 (Worksheet). SDV363080.

(Visited 29/04/2019) Very unclear and tenuous feature. Built into the curve of an enclosure bank. Single stones rather than an obvious wall mark the possible hut circle. Internal diameter measures 4.0 metres. Feature is in poor condition with grass, gorse and slight animal tracks.

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: #117014 ]
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.
SDV363080Worksheet: Derry, C.. 2019. Possible hut circle at SX56511 71080. Worksheet. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV3727Related to: ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV125532Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV125530Related 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 2:48PM