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HER Number:MDV125960
Name:Possible hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton


Possible hut circle one of a group of over 20 hut circles within prehistoric settlement south of Leeden Tor. Recorded in 2019


Grid Reference:SX 564 711
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 36-37, Map 45, Figure 45.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Not shown within Settlement 'C' at Leeden Tor South.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Possibly visible on aerial photograph.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording photographs (Photograph). SDV363073.

One photograph taken of newly recorded hut, looking north-east to south-west.

Derry, C., 2019, Possible hut circle at SX56434 71138 (Worksheet). SDV363076.

(Visited 29/04/2019) Probable hut circle noted at SX 56434 71138 during condition survey work on the wider hut circle settlement. Internal dimensions measure 4.0 metres. Double rubble wall 1.3 metres wide and 0.3 metres high. Poor condition with 50% gorse cover; grass; Molina; slight livestock tracks visible on feature.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1008671 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

This monument includes an unenclosed stone hut circle settlement comprising 31 stone hut circles in an irregular aggregate field system.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 36-37, Map 45, Figure 45.1.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #129416 ]
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.
SDV363076Worksheet: Derry, C.. 2019. Possible hut circle at SX56434 71138. Worksheet. Digital.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1008671.

Associated Monuments

MDV3718Part of: Hut circle settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV125534Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8351 - Walkhampton Premier Archaeological Landscape; Field Investigation Project

Date Last Edited:Mar 28 2021 11:33AM