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HER Number:MDV21492
Name:Three hut circles to the north-east of Foale's Arrishes


No longer extant. Three extra huts were depicted on the early 20th century historic map, but are thought to have been destroyed as a result of field clearance. Ordnance Survey record the absence of any trace of these huts in notes dating to 1960.


Grid Reference:SX 738 760
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/8/9

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1960, SX77NW34 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV307116.

Ordnance Survey 1904 maps show three huts, at SX73797614, SX73837608, and SX73867605. These now destroyed, presumably as a result of field clearance.

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

Detailed field search in June 1983 could not locate the site of these.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV307116Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1960. SX77NW34. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. [Mapped feature: #11393 ]
SDV307217Worksheet: Various. 1983. Foale's Arrishes Sketch Survey. Worksheet. Digital. June 1983.

Associated Monuments

MDV7415Related to: Hut circle settlement 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:Jul 27 2018 2:25PM