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HER Number:MDV129569
Name:Hut circle within Enclosure 'A' on Corringdon Ball, South Brent


Northern of two hut circles within Enclosure 'A' on Corringdon Ball


Grid Reference:SX 669 608
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE20
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/104/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 522
  • Old SAM Ref: 10859
  • Pastscape: 441805

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, 87-9, Map 56, Figures 56.5 & 56.6 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Two hut circles on the east side of the southern and largest enclosure at Settlement 'A' at 'Corringdon Ball Enclosures'.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.

Historic England, 2020, National Heritage List for England, 1010208 (National Heritage List for England). SDV363414.

This agglomerated enclosure lies on the south west slope of Corringdon Ball, some 50 metres above Corringdon Leat and is a major element in the concentration of occupation evidence occurring in the area. The agglomeration consists of four enclosures with at least six hut circles set within them.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 441805, SX66SE20 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investiagation on 23rd December 1977. Enclosure 'A', at SX 66946807, the earliest of the sequential enclosures is sub circular and measures 60.0 metres by 56.0 metres. Built against the inside of 'A' is a Type 2 hut with a levelled interior of 3.0 metres internal diameter, and walling 2.0 metres wide and 0.8 metres high; no entrance is visible. A yard of similar construction with a diameter of 6.5 metres adjoins the wall.

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. 87-9, Map 56, Figures 56.5 & 56.6.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #128034 ]
SDV363414National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2020. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1010208.
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 441805, SX66SE20.

Associated Monuments

MDV5814Part of: Agglomerated enclosure on Corringdon Ball, South Brent (Monument)
MDV20056Part of: Enclosure 'A' with hut circles on Corringdon Ball, South Brent (Monument)
MDV129568Related to: Hut circle within Enclosure 'A' on Corringdon Ball, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 21 2020 1:46PM