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HER Number:MDV129571
Name:Hut circle within Enclosure 'B' on Corringdon Ball, South Brent


Hut circle within Enclosure 'B' (OS) the eastern of four adjoining enclosures at 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/104/2
  • 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, Figure 56.5 & 56.6 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Eastern of two hut circles in the south-western corner of the eastern of four adjoining enclosures 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 50m 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. On the south-west slope of Corringdon Ball between 310 metres and 325 metres OD is a settlement of 0.6 hectares with four conjoined enclosures and four huts, all in poor condition.
Enclosure 'B' at SX 66986087, measures 35.0 metres by 30.0 metres. Within 'B' are two semi-circular yards 4.0 metres and 4.5 metres in diameter internally defined by a 0.3 metres high rickle of stones. The Type 2 hut at SX 67006087 has a levelled interior of 5.0 metres internal diameter, a west entrance and walling 1.3 metres wide and 0.5 metres high.

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, Figure 56.5 & 56.6.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #128036 ]
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)
MDV20057Part of: Enclosure 'B' with hut circles on Corringdon Ball, South Brent (Monument)
MDV129570Related to: Hut circle within Enclosure 'B' on Corringdon Ball, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 21 2020 1:46PM