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HER Number:MDV125532
Name:Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor

Summary

Recorded in 1992 during MPP visit (not previously recorded). Hut circle is built into the side of the hill utilising the east side of an enclosure bank which is only part obvious. Internal diameter measures 5.5 metres. Double orthostat walls 1.0 metre wide and 0.3 metres high. Recorded in poor condition in 2019 survey.

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 of the hut looking from east to west.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Derry, C., 2019, Possible hut circle at SX56515 71078 (Worksheet). SDV363081.

(Visited 29/04/2019) Hut circle built into the side of the hill utilising the east side of an enclosure bank which is only part obvious. Internal diameter measures 5.5 metres. Double orthostat walls 1.0 metre wide and 0.3 metres high. Poor condition; 75% of the circle walls are gorse covered, also grass and slight animal tracks noted.

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: #117015 ]
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.
SDV363081Worksheet: Derry, C.. 2019. Possible hut circle at SX56515 71078. Worksheet. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV3727Related to: ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV125530Related to: Hut circle 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)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 1 2019 3:01PM