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HER Number:MDV21489
Name:Hut circle 5 at Foale's Arrishes

Summary

Hut circle to the north of the rectangular enclosure at Foale's Arrishes. Excavated by the Dartmoor Exploration Committee in the late 19th century. No finds recorded. Surveyed in 2015.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 737 760
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/8/6
  • Old SAM County Ref: 262
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Baring Gould, S., 1897, Fourth Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee, 151-156 (Article in Serial). SDV337081.

Baring Gould Hut 5. ?excavated. No sign of human habitation.


Various, 1983, Foale's Arrishes Sketch Survey (Worksheet). SDV307217.

Hut circle 8.23 metres internal diameter, levelled into hillside. Wall 2.13 metres thick (including tumble), 0.4 metres - 1.2 metres high, double thickness. Entrance south-east good condition. Joined to field wall.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping. Map objecct based on this source.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 51, figure 25 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Hut circle 5 at Foale’s Arrishes See 1:1000 scale survey. Condition is stable.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, RT52 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 15/08/2019. 100% bracken inundation and 100% gorse cover on the walls. Stable condition. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, RT52 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 15/08/2019. Photo looking from the west to the east with Rippon tor in the distance. Showing the vegetation inundation

Sources / Further Reading

SDV307217Worksheet: Various. 1983. Foale's Arrishes Sketch Survey. Worksheet. Digital.
SDV337081Article in Serial: Baring Gould, S.. 1897. Fourth Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 29. A5 Hardback. 151-156.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 51, figure 25. [Mapped feature: #83112 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT52.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT52.

Associated Monuments

MDV7415Part of: Hut circle settlement at Foale's Arrishes (Monument)
MDV7416Related to: Hut circle 1 at Foale's Arrishes (Monument)
MDV21490Related to: Hut circle 6 at Foale's Arrishes (Monument)
MDV21491Related to: Hut circle 7 at Foale’s Arrishes (Monument)
MDV7419Related to: Hut circle 8 at Foale's Arrishes (Monument)
MDV7417Related to: Hut circle two at Foale's Arrishes (Monument)
MDV26974Related to: Parallel reaves around Pil Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2019 4:27PM