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HER Number:MDV3447
Name:Hut within enclosure at Drizzlecombe

Summary

One of two huts within enclosure bisected by two tinners leats. The remains of this hut measure 2.8m to 3.6m in internal diameter with a ragged stony bank 0.7m high. The entrance may be located in the south side.

Location

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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 91
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/137/4
  • Pastscape: 438761

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950-1977, SX56NE91, hut (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV231285.

(19/05/1950) Hut D; (diameter 7m). One of four hut circles with enclosure. Wall (width 2m, height 0.5m) of turf covered stones, with entrance to south; in good condition.

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.

Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S., 1999, Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor areas in the Plym Valley, West Devon (Report - Survey). SDV346268.

(01/08/1999) One of two huts within enclosure bisected by two tinners leats. The remains of this hut lie at SX 5939 6709. It measures 2.8m to 3.6m in internal diameter with a ragged stony bank 0.7m high. The entrance may be located in the south side.

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.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, UP-DZ 25 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 08/02/2020. Overall condition moderate very good. Photo x2 taken.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, UP-DZ 25 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photo 1: View looking 170° showing grass/moss and bracken cover. Photo 2: View looking 250° showing area of burning on N side of central depression.

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.
SDV231285Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950-1977. SX56NE91. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. hut.
SDV346268Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S.. 1999. Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor areas in the Plym Valley, West Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital.
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 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. UP-DZ 25.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. UP-DZ 25.

Associated Monuments

MDV3337Part of: Enclosure north-east of the Drizzlecombe stone rows (Monument)
MDV122667Related to: Hut within enclosure at Drizzlecombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2020 10:49AM