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HER Number:MDV19120
Name:Hut circle in Rider's Rings, South Brent


Possible hut circle opposite entrance to northern enclosure.


Grid Reference:SX 679 644
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/73/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1935, Dartmoor Exploration Committee, Twelfth Report, 119, Fig. 2 (Article in Serial). SDV259660.

Hut 3. Only a small area of this hut was excavated in 1930 in the hope of finding the fireplace but in the event nothing was discovered and the excavation abandoned. Map object based on this source.

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

Feature visible on aerial photo.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Map object based on this source.

Griffiths, D. M., Unknown, Riders Rings (Personal Comment). SDV357764.

Correlation of Worth and Robinson features not completely certain.

Robinson, R., Unknown, Rider's Rings (Worksheet). SDV176545.

Site visit May 1978. Enclosure 26. In north pound. An irregular low wall 0.5 metres high and 2 metres wide enclosing a roughly circular area 13 metres in diameter. No trace of a platform. Probably not a hut.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV176545Worksheet: Robinson, R.. Unknown. Rider's Rings.
SDV259660Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1935. Dartmoor Exploration Committee, Twelfth Report. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 67. Photocopy. 119, Fig. 2.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357764Personal Comment: Griffiths, D. M.. Unknown. Riders Rings.

Associated Monuments

MDV5767Part of: Rider's Rings, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 28 2015 11:03AM