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HER Number:MDV25744
Name:Hut circle outside enclosure west of Zeal Hill

Summary

Hut circle located to the north of the enclosure west of Zeal Hill. This is associated with a boundary wall, or reave which curves north-west from just above the hut circle.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 669 636
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age hut circle settlement with at least five associated hut circles, three inside and two outside the enclosure, to the west of Zeal Hill, South Brent

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/448
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, CPE/UK 1890, 2279-2280 (Aerial Photograph). SDV140289.


National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX6662/1, 46-49 (Aerial Photograph). SDV151022.


Robinson, R., 1978, Complex enclosure with hut circles east of Bala Brook (Worksheet). SDV346083.

There are six hut circles within the pound, (SX66SE/79) two just outside it (the other being SX66SE/449), one of them adjacent to a very ruined wall (SX66SE/447). Hut circle associated with enclosure SX66SE/79 and SX66SE/447. Other details: Sketch plan included.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Visible on 1976 National Monuments Record aerial photograph.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 107-108 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Hut circle external to the enclosures positioned close to a boundary reave which starts just to the north of this hut and winds northwards, curving slightly westwards. Other details: Map 57, 8.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140289Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. CPE/UK 1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2279-2280.
SDV151022Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX6662/1. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 46-49.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 107-108.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85087 ]
SDV346083Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1978. Complex enclosure with hut circles east of Bala Brook. South Brent Parish Checklist. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV25745Related to: Hut circle outside enclosure west of Zeal Hill (Monument)
MDV5779Related to: Hut circle settlement west of Zeal Hill (Monument)
MDV21508Related to: Series of hut circles within enclosure west of Zeal Hill (Monument)
MDV24508Related to: Tidcombe Bridge, Grand Western Canal, Tidcombe (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 18 2012 1:00PM