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HER Number:MDV3467
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. A small hut 4.2m in internal diameter with walls 1.4m wide and 0.4m high.

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
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/504/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 493
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24230(P)
  • Old SAM Ref: 10637
  • Pastscape: 438726

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (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 E, with a well defined entrance to south. One of eight hut circles in an enclosure, labelled A-H. Diameter 7m, height 0.5m.

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

(16/04/1995) SX 5852 6577 One of six huts recorded by Gerrard to the south-east of the enclosure (MDV3462). Ordnance Survey hut 'E', Gerrard's 'hut C'. Simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior is 4.5m in diameter and is surrounded by a 1.8m wide wall standing up to 0.7m high. Doorway survives as a gap in the surrounding wall, faces south and is flanked on both sides by granite slabs. This hut is site No.102829 in the National Trust inventory (1994).

Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 217-9, 102.829 (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

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

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 5853 6578. A small hut 4.2m in internal diameter with walls 1.4m wide and 0.4m high.

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. 217-9, 102.829.
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: #124599 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

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 2:52PM