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HER Number:MDV3466
Name:Hut in settlement north-west of Hentor Meadow

Summary

One of a group of at least five huts to the east and south-east of the enclosure. Hut with annex on the southern side. Hut with internal measurements of 5.8m north-south by 6.2m and walls 1.2m wide and 0.4m high. Adjoining the south wall is a small, sub-rectangular annex open to the west.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 585 657
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 79
  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 79
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/147/4
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/504/7
  • Old SAM County Ref: 493
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24230(P)
  • Old SAM Ref: 10642
  • Old SAM Ref: 24230(P)
  • Pastscape: 438726
  • Pastscape: 438726

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX56NE79 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV164267.

(02/05/1950) Hut D; probably double walled type, but due to the ruinous condition, it is difficult to say. Probable entrance to south. Diameter 7.0m, wall height 0.5m.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140388 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(16/4/1995) Huts A and B. Two of the six huts recorded by Gerrard lying in a tight cluster between enclosure and Willings Walls reave.
Conjoined plan and double orthostat walling type. Interior is 6m in diameter and the surrounding 2m wide wall stands up to 0.6m high. Hut B is attached to the southern part of this building.
Hut B. Conjoined plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior is oval, 4.5m by 4m and is defined by a 2m wide wall standing up to 0.7m high.
This hut is site No. 102 828 in the National Trust inventory (1994).

Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 215-6, 102.824 (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Gerrard, S., 1995, SAM 24230 (Plan - sketch). SDV164276.

Hut A is shown to the north-west; B to south-east on Gerrard's plan.

Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J., 2002, Plym Valley survey (Report - Survey). SDV350782.

(16/01/2002) The remaining huts in the settlement lie to the east and south-east of the enclosure.
SX 5852 6578. A hut circle with internal measurements of 5.8m north-south by 6.2m and walls 1.2m wide and 0.4m high. Adjoining the south wall is a small, sub-rectangular annex open to the west.

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

Visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 215-6, 102.824.
SDV164267Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX56NE79. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV164276Plan - sketch: Gerrard, S.. 1995. SAM 24230. A4 Single Sheet + Digital.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140388.
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #124598 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3462Part of: Enclosure and huts north-west of Hentor Meadow (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 3 2020 3:16PM