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HER Number:MDV21493
Name:Hut circle south of reave and enclosure south-west of Foale's Arrishes

Summary

Very ruined hut lying just to the south of the reave. D-shaped enclosure attached to the northern side of the reave here. Excavated by the Dartmoor Exploration Committee in 1897. Surveyed in 2015.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 735 757
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/8/10
  • 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

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Visible and recorded.


Quinnell, H., 1993, Hut circle associated with Foale's Arrishes (Worksheet). SDV280659.

Possible hut circle. Area levelled into hillside. Either very ruined hut or a feature within field system. One or two uprights surviving. 6.9-8.2m diameter. One or two uprights surviving.


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

Some sort of feature visible on the aerial photograph.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 54, Figure 11 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

A second, poorly preserved hut circle sits just south of the reave. Excavated in 1897 by the Dartmoor Exploration Committee.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, RT55 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 15/08/2019. Bank is 100% bracken and gorse covered so the edge was not visible but the centre was clear of vegetation. A few upright stones were obvious. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, RT55 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 15/08/2019. Photo showing the upright stones within the bracken with the interior being clearer. Looking north to southl

Sources / Further Reading

SDV280659Worksheet: Quinnell, H.. 1993. Hut circle associated with Foale's Arrishes. Worksheet. Digital.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 54, Figure 11. [Mapped feature: #83115 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT55.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT55.

Associated Monuments

MDV26807Part of: Enclosure attached to a reave south-west of Foale's Arrishes (Monument)
MDV21488Related to: Hut circle in enclosure south-west of 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 4:55PM