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HER Number:MDV129580
Name:Small plot surrounding hut circle to north-east of Corringdon Ball, South Brent


Small plot surrounding Hut Circle '3' (Butler) to north-east of Corringdon Ball attached to the boundary reave


Grid Reference:SX 671 609
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and surviving stone-walls of Bronze Age parallel reaves, field system and hut circles on Corringdon Ball and Treeland Downs, Bronze Age hut circles and medieval settlement at Newland's Brakes and pillow mounds on south side of Corringdon Ball

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE21
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/105
  • Pastscape: 441808
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PEN (Constructed, Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs, 2494 4077-8 (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Photograph taken on 11th March 1948.

National Monuments Record, 1977, SX6760, 1/351-3 (Aerial Photograph). SDV170952.

Photograph taken on 20th May 1977.

National Monuments Record, 1980, SF1743, 51-5 (Aerial Photograph). SDV174615.

Photograph taken on 9th April 1980.

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

Visible on 1980 and 1977 aerial photographs.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 87-9, Map 56, Figure 56.5 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Small plot surrounding Hut Circle '3' at 'Corringdon Ball field system' attached to the boundary reave.

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

'Hut circle' within a small plot shown on modern mapping.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 441808, SX66SE21 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investigation on 3rd April 1950. At SX 67166089 a hut-circle, 7 metres in diameter, in good condition.
Field Investigation on 11th July 1979. At SX 67166090. A hut circle Type II with an internal diameter of 4.8 metres, and walling 1.0 metre wide and 0.4 metres high. There is an entrance on the south. An incomplete wall of single stones, 0.3 metres high, extends round the hut enclosing an area 30.0 metres by 20.0 metres, the south side of the enclosed area abuts on the Corringdon Ball 'reave'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV170952Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. SX6760. 1/351-3.
SDV174615Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1980. SF1743. 51-5.
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.
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.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). 2494 4077-8.
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #128048 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 441808, SX66SE21.

Associated Monuments

MDV5813Related to: Hut Circle north of Corringdon Ball field system, South Brent (Monument)
MDV5786Related to: Hut circle surrounded by a small plot on the boundary of the parallel reave system, South Brent (Monument)
MDV5815Related to: Hut Circle within a small plot to north-east of Corringdon Ball, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 23 2020 10:51AM