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HER Number:MDV13273
Name:Hut circle on Corringdon Ball above Newland's Brakes


North-western of two hut circles.


Grid Reference:SX 669 606
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/139
  • Old SAM Ref: 10868
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

CHECKLIST, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137149.

Remains of hut circle on corringdon ball (checklist).

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV148644.

Large hut circle visible on raf 1948 ap (rchm app 1985). Vis=4/8/1977 (os). Two hut circles are situated on the south west facing slopes of corringdon ball, above newland's brakes. The north western example is a type 2 hut, with a levelled interior; its internal diameter is 10.3m and its wall, double faced is 1.1m thick. The other hut is very ruinous but recognisable by its levelled interior and the footings of the wall, its type cannot be determined, internal diameter approx 7.5m (os). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Diameter 12m, walls 1.5m thick, 0.7m high. Entrance to sw (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148645.

Des=parish checklist.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV148646.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/2494 4077-4078(11/3/1948).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148647.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV148648.


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

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137149Migrated Record: CHECKLIST.
SDV148644Report - Survey: AM.
SDV148645Migrated Record:
SDV148646Aerial Photograph:
SDV148647Migrated Record:
SDV148648Aerial Photograph:
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80841 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 10:13AM