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HER Number:MDV129055
Name:Hut circle within enclosure 300 meters south-west of Black Tor, South Brent

Summary

Hut circle '3' within Enclosure 'F' (Butler) to the south-west of Black Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 678 632
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and walling remains of a Bronze Age settlement south-west of Black Tor, consisting of six enclosures, associated hut circles, a section of reave, cairns, a stone row and at least eight medieval pillow mounds

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE31
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/94
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66SE31, SX66SE31 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV169267.

Enclosure 72.0 meters by 32.0 meters and hut circle 9.0 meters in diameter. The walls are composed of turf-covered stones. Enclosure has no visible entrance. The hut circle has no obvious entrance.

Robinson, R., 1977-1979, South Brent Parish Checklist Worksheets (Worksheet). SDV340722.

Site visited on 2nd March 1977. Hut circle lies immediately adjacent to the north-west wall of the pound, well preserved with a clear hut platform but no obvious entrance. Diameter measures 9.0 meters. There is a suggestion of a second hut or possibly entrance shelter adjoining it on the side towards the centre of the pound. Possible entrance to enclosure on west near hut.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 101-2, Map 57, Figure 57.1 (Monograph). SDV337765.

One of at least seven hut circle enclosures on Black Tor. Hut Circle '3' against the north side of Enclosure 'F' at 7.0 metres in diameter is the largest hut on the hillside.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169267Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66SE31. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. SX66SE31.
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. 101-2, Map 57, Figure 57.1.
SDV340722Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1977-1979. South Brent Parish Checklist Worksheets. South Brent Parish Checklist. Worksheet.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #127239 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5801Part of: Enclosure 300 meters south-west of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV5800Related to: Enclosed hut circle settlement south of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV79470Related to: Enclosed hut circle settlement south-west of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV5799Related to: Enclosed settlement south of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV19900Related to: Enclosure 170 meters south-west of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV129060Related to: Hut circle within enclosed hut circle settlement south of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV129061Related to: Hut circle within enclosed hut circle settlement south-west of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV14155Related to: Warren south-west of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 1 2020 2:03PM