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HER Number:MDV130417
Name:Hut circle in settlement south-west of Devil's Bridge, Walkhampton

Summary

Hut circle in settlement to the south of the road to the south-west of Devil's Bridge

Location

Grid Reference:SX 578 726
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/12/4
  • Old SAM County Ref: 829
  • Old SAM Ref: 22273

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 02/07/1964, F62/58/6399, 40-42 (Aerial Photograph). SDV272301.

Photograph taken on 2nd July 1964.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX57SE28, SX57SE28 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV220805.

Site visited on 25th August 1950. Only four hut circles noted.

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

Not visible on 1945 aerial photographs.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, Map 46 (Monograph). SDV137656.

One of five hut circles shown at settlement to the south-west of Devil's Bridge.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Vsible on aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

Hut circles shown on modern mapping.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1011253 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

This monument includes an irregular shaped enclosure containing six stone hut circles situated on a gentle south-facing slope overlooking the valley of the River Meavy.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. Map 46.
SDV220805Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX57SE28. OSAD Card. Card Index. SX57SE28.
SDV272301Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 02/07/1964. F62/58/6399. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 40-42.
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.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #129634 ]
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1011253.

Associated Monuments

MDV50063Part of: Unenclosed hut circle settlement on south side of the road, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3735Related to: Hut circle in settlement south-west of Devil's Bridge, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3736Related to: Hut circle in settlement south-west of Devil's Bridge, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3737Related to: Hut circle in settlement south-west of Devil's Bridge, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV50099Related to: Hut circle south of settlement south-west of Devil's Bridge, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7517 - Survey of Har Tor tin works
  • EDV8351 - Walkhampton Premier Archaeological Landscape; Field Investigation Project

Date Last Edited:Apr 12 2021 11:51AM