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HER Number:MDV3447
Name:Hut Circle (10) within Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C), Sheepstor


Hut Circle (10) within Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C)


Grid Reference:SX 593 670
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/137/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Hut circle (10) within Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C) may be converted from an earlier cairn.

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, 438761, SX56NE91 (Website). SDV360651.

The remains of two hut circles lie within the enclosure. The northern hut circle is 2.0 metres by 2.3 metres in internal diameter with a poor stony wall 0.4 metres high. The position of the entrance is not discernible.

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.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 438761, SX56NE91.
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). [Mapped feature: #112910 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3337Part of: Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C), Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122667Related to: Hut Circle (9) within 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 1:07PM