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HER Number:MDV132644
Name:Four hut circles on western boundary of enclosure east of Water Hill, Chagford


Four hut circles on curving western boundary of enclosure to the east of Water Hill


Grid Reference:SX 672 813
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs, 2149/4314 (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Photograph taken on 11th June 1947.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 36, Map 26 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Water Hill East huts at Site '3'. In the corner between two reaves a curved bank cuts off a large area on the side of Water Hill overlooking the Walla Brook valley. Four huts can be found spaced around the inside of the curved bank. All are small up to 3.5 metres diameter and are very overgrown with few of their wall stones standing clear of the turf.

Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.

Huts visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 36, Map 26.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). 2149/4314.
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital. [Mapped feature: #136570 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV27751Part of: Enclosure with hut circles east of Water Hill, Chagford (Monument)
MDV121913Related to: King's Oven pound on eastern slopes of Water Hill (Monument)
MDV20498Related to: Stannon Hill reave system, Stannon Block System (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:Apr 4 2022 7:59AM