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HER Number:MDV3368
Name:Possible Hut Circle south of a Prehistoric Enclosure (A) east of Drizzlecombe, Sheepstor

Summary

Possible hut circle south of a Prehistoric enclosure (A) to the east of Drizzlecombe

Location

Grid Reference:SX 592 672
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/73
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24104
  • Old SAM Ref: 10723

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1953, Dartmoor, 210 (Monograph). SDV231148.

Two huts described here.


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

Possibly two hut circles visible on aerial photograph to the south of enclosure.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133428 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Positive identification of this feature is not possible since it could be a hut circle or a partly robbed cairn, and its location midway between a group of cairns and stone hut circle settlement does not help to resolve this dilemma.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 128, Figure 49.13, Map 49 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Remains of a possibly double hut circle to the south of Drizzlecombe Enclosure (A).


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Feature visible on aerial photograph.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

The western of 2 hut circles. Diameter 9 metres; walls 2 metres thick, 0.6 metres high. Entrance to south.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 438571, SX56NE25 (Website). SDV360651.

A possible hut circle visible as an oval-shaped mass of stones with an internal diameter of approximately 5.0 metres. There is a possible entrance on the south.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 128, Figure 49.13, Map 49.
SDV231148Monograph: Worth, R. H.. 1953. Dartmoor. Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 210.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 133428.
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.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 438571, SX56NE25.
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV4033Part of: Prehistoric Enclosure (A) with Extension to the East, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV3369Related to: Cairn south-west of Prehistoric Enclosure east of Drizzlecombe, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122549Related to: Hut Circle (1) in the centre of a Prehistoric Enclosure (A) east of Drizzlecombe, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122552Related to: Hut Circle (2) on the east side of a Prehistoric Enclosure (A) east of Drizzlecombe, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122554Related to: Hut Circle (3) on the north side of a Prehistoric Enclosure (A) east of Drizzlecombe, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122555Related to: Hut Circle (4) on the west side of the Extension of a Prehistoric Enclosure (A) east of Drizzlecombe, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122556Related to: Hut Circle (5) on the east side of the Extension of a Prehistoric Enclosure (A) east of Drizzlecombe, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV55244Related to: Hut Circle (6) south of a Prehistoric Enclosure (A), Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor

Date Last Edited:Aug 10 2018 11:08AM