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HER Number:MDV2907
Name:Northern of two hut circles at Main Head, Ugborough


Northern of two hut circles at Main Head


Grid Reference:SX 660 592
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX65NE9
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/19/2
  • Pastscape: 441126

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Northern of two 'Hut Circles' shown on 19th century map.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 441126, SX65NE9 (Website). SDV363416.

Beacon plain, elevation 335 metres OD. Close to the head springs of the Lud Brook, to the north of another hut circle. The entrance is not clear. The site is grass covered, small stone remaining and the ground inside is almost up to the level of the walls.
Two Hut Circles on Beacon Plain at SX 66085927 and SX 66095923.
Field Investigation on 28th March 1950. Two fragmentary hut circles situated in a bog near Main Head.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

Northern of two 'Hut Circles' shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 441126, SX65NE9.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86361 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2906Related to: Southern of two hut circles at Main Head, Ugborough (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 7 2021 11:26AM