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HER Number:MDV126010
Name:Hut in enclosure east of Combestone Tor

Summary

Hut recorded in 2006 resurvey of the Training Area; not previously noted by the Ordnance Survey (1950) or Gerrard (1993). Site resurvey demonstrated a possible total of ten hut circles. In two cases two huts are conjoined. The largest hut is 6.4 metres in diameter and the smallest 3.7 metres.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 590 685
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

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

Newman, P., 2007, Cramber Tor Training Area Monument Baseline Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV348210.

01/08/2006. Site resurvey demonstrated a possible total of ten hut circles. In two cases two huts are conjoined. The largest hut is 6.4 metres in diameter and the smallest 3.7 metres.


Probert, S., 2008, Follow-Up Works to Cramber Tor Archaeological Baseline Condition Survey, Dartmoor Training Area (Report - Survey). SDV351304.


Greeves, T., 2012, Cramber Tor Training Area. Monument Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV350251.


Probert, S. A. J., 2017, A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of the Cramber Tor Training Area, Devon, 2017 (Report - Survey). SDV360392.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-DT28 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 07/2019. Only just visible through the bracken inundation. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-DT28 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 07/2019. Photo taken looking north east showing bracken inundation

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348210Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2007. Cramber Tor Training Area Monument Baseline Condition Survey. English Heritage. A4 Bound.
SDV350251Report - Survey: Greeves, T.. 2012. Cramber Tor Training Area. Monument Condition Survey. Tom Greeves Report. A4 Stapled.
SDV351304Report - Survey: Probert, S.. 2008. Follow-Up Works to Cramber Tor Archaeological Baseline Condition Survey, Dartmoor Training Area. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV360392Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2017. A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of the Cramber Tor Training Area, Devon, 2017. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. [Mapped feature: #118622 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT28.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT28.

Associated Monuments

MDV3371Part of: Enclosure east of Combestone Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6034 - Monument Condition Survey in Cramber Tor Training Area
  • EDV6152 - Follow-up Works to Threatened Sites in the Cramber Tor Training Area
  • EDV6153 - Monument Baseline Condition Survey in the Cramber Tor Training Area
  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2019 5:19PM