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HER Number:MDV3446
Name:Hut Circle (13) to the north of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C).

Summary

Unenclosed Hut Circle (13) to the north of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C)

Location

Grid Reference:SX 594 671
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56NE90
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/137/3
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/446
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24104
  • Old SAM Ref: 10728

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX56NE90, 19/5/1950 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV235552.

(Visited 19/5/1950) Hut C, (diameter 10.0 metres) one of four hut circles with an enclosure. Wall (width 2.0 metres, height 700 millimetres) of turf covered stones. Entrance to south; in good condition.


National Monuments Record, 1983, NMR SF2134, 80 (Aerial Photograph). SDV238551.


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

Group of three hut circles lying equidistant between enclosure SX56NE/41 and enclosure SX56NE/137 visible on the 1983 aerial photograph. Hut circles at SX59456710, SX59426711 and SX59476709.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133432,3, 12/3/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

At SX59406710. Hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan, single orthostat and earthwork walling type. Interior measures 5.4 metres in diameter and is defined by a 2.0 metre wide wall standing up to 0.9 metres high. A south-facing gap in the surrounding wall may represent the original doorway.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 129, Figure 49.13, Map 49 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Free-standing Hut Circle (13) is 5.8 metres diameter with an entrance facing south-east.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Hut circle visible on Lidar data.


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

Feature visible on aerial photograph.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 438758, SX56NE90 (Website). SDV360651.

Unenclosed hut circle with internal diameter from 4.1 metres to 5.6 metres, the wall with some inner and outer facing slabs in situ is 0.8 metres high and the well defined entrance is on the downhill side.

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. 129, Figure 49.13, Map 49.
SDV235552Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX56NE90. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. 19/5/1950.
SDV238551Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1983. NMR SF2134. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 80.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 133432,3, 12/3/1993.
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.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #112924 ]
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 438758, SX56NE90.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV3337Related to: Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C), Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV43606Related to: Hut Circle (14) north-east of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C), Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV43607Related to: Hut Circle (15) north-east of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C), Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Aug 10 2018 4:16PM