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HER Number:MDV128982
Name:Hut Circle '1' within prehistoric settlement at Glaze Meet South, Ugborough

Summary

Hut Circle '1' within prehistoric settlement at Glaze Meet South

Location

Grid Reference:SX 667 602
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze age settlement north-west of Skitscombe Wood, Ugbrough consisting of an enclosure containing three hut circles, with another two on the northern boundary of the enclosure

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE62
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/12
  • Pastscape: 441957
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Enclosure with two hut circles shown on 19th century map.

Crossing, W., 1912 (1965), Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor, 389 (Monograph). SDV320981.

Near Glazemeet, elevation 244 metres. On rising ground west of the Glaze valley, near Glazemeet. A very fine enclosure with an almost complete wall. The only breaks in the wall are modern tracks. The enclosure is roughly circular. There are many huts; two huts of above average size, with medium sized stones forming the walls, were revealed in a survey of the site.

Royal Air Force, 1946, CPE/UK 1890, 4076-4077 (Aerial Photograph). SDV140289.

Photograph taken on 11th March 1948.

National Monuments Record, 1977, NMR SX6660, 2/354-355 (Aerial Photograph). SDV176911.

Photograph taken on 20th May 1977.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Enclosure containing two hut circles and one hut circle attached to external wall. Visible on aerial photographs.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 84-85, Map 56, Figure 56.3 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Prehistoric enclosure at 'Glaze Meet South'. Hut Circle '1' at 5.5 metres diameter with an interior cross wall.

Gerrard, S., 1993-2002, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report, 2002 (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

Considered under the Monument Protection Programme by previous Monument Protection Programme Advisor who did not recommend it for scheduling.

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

Enclosure visible on aerial photograph.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording forms, UGB16 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 08/04/2019. Hut 1 SX66718 60307 Hut 2 SX66707 60334 Hut 3 SX66669 60284 Hut 4 SX66667 60301 Hut 6/7 SX66756 60358 Hut 8 SX66789 60299 Vegetation consists of bracken in the summer and soft rush. There is a recently split and fallen mature hawthorn tree in hut 2. Photos taken

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording photographs, UGB16 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 08/04/2019 Photos X 9 taken giving coordinates for each.
1) 7) showing the path cutting through the enclosure bank at the north and south ends
2) SX66756 60358 looking east at both huts 6 and 7
3) SX66789 60299 looking north at hut 8
4) SX66676 60346 looking east north east at the holly and hawthorn on the northern part of the enclosure bank
5) SX66707 60334 looking west north west showing the fallen tree in hut 2
6) SX66718 60307 looking east south east at hut 1
8) SX6667 60301 looking south east at hut 4
9) SX66669 60284 looking north west at hut 3

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

Enclosure with five hut circles shown on modern mapping.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 441957, SX66SE62 (Website). SDV363416.

Site visited on 27th March 1950. Enclosure of 109 metres diameter and hut circles.
A sub-circular enclosed settlement measuring 120 metres by 103.0 metres constructed of rubble walling 2.5 metres wide, with several modern gaps 2.0 metres to 3.0 metres wide with an apparently modern sunken trackway to the south-east. The interior of the enclosure is level and contains five huts in poor condition. All have levelled interiors and three have eastern entrances. The internal diameters vary 3.0 metres to 6.5 metres with double faced orthostatic walling averaging 1.3 metres wide and 0.5 metres high. One hut is attached to the inner face of the enclosure wall and two contiguous huts are built against the external face.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140289Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. CPE/UK 1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4076-4077.
SDV145710Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2002. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown. 2002.
SDV176911Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. NMR SX6660. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2/354-355.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV320981Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1912 (1965). Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 389.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 84-85, Map 56, Figure 56.3.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #127147 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. UGB16.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. UGB16.
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 441957, SX66SE62.

Associated Monuments

MDV5671Part of: Enclosed hut circle settlement at Glaze Meet South, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV128983Related to: Hut Circle '2' within prehistoric settlement at Glaze Meet South, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV128984Related to: Hut Circle '3' within prehistoric settlement at Glaze Meet South, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV128985Related to: Hut Circle '4' within prehistoric settlement at Glaze Meet South, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV128987Related to: Hut Circle '8' on the outside of prehistoric settlement at Glaze Meet South, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV128986Related to: Hut Circles '6' and '7' on outside of prehistoric settlement at Glaze Meet South, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV25685Related to: Isolated hut circle north of settlement at Skitscombe Wood, Ugborough (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 16 2020 1:50PM