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HER Number:MDV129335
Name:Hut circle on north side of central enclosure at hut prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior

Summary

Hut Circle '13' in the northern corner of Enclosure 'D' at 'Gripper's Hill' (Butler)

Location

Grid Reference:SX 682 647
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE1
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/446
  • Pastscape: 441740

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 145-7, Map 57, Figure 57.15 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Hut Circle '13' of less than 4.0 metres diameter in the northern corner of Enclosure 'D' at 'Gripper's Hill' with a length of wall running north and attacing it to the boundary.

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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 441740, SX66SE1 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investigation on 30 th June 1977. On the south slopes of Gripper's Hill at 310-325 metres OD is a settlement which consists of three contiguous enclosures containing eight huts. Enclosure No IV has four internal huts, another contiguous with the inner face of the enclosure and one contiguous with the outer face; there are no yards.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 145-7, Map 57, Figure 57.15.
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #127594 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 441740, SX66SE1.

Associated Monuments

MDV129321Related to: Enclosure 'B' within prehistoric settlement east of Zeal gully, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129322Related to: Enclosure 'C' within prehistoric settlement east of Zeal gully, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129332Related to: Hut circle on east side of northern enclosure at prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129340Related to: Hut circle on the south side of enclosure at prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129331Related to: Hut circle on west side of northern enclosure at prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129341Related to: Hut circle to the west of enclosure at prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129342Related to: Hut circle to the west of enclosure at prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129343Related to: Hut circle to the west of enclosure at prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129334Related to: Hut circle within southern enclosure at prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129337Related to: Hut circle within the southern enclosure at prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129338Related to: Hut circle within the southern enclosure at prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV129339Related to: Hut circle within the southern enclosure at prehistoric settlement, Dean Prior (Monument)
MDV5742Related to: Prehistoric settlement east of Zeal gully, Dean Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 24 2020 1:43PM