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HER Number:MDV3476
Name:UNENCLOSED HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT in the Parish of Walkhampton


Five hut circles.


Grid Reference:SX 580 696
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/153
  • Old SAM County Ref: 839
  • Old SAM Ref: 24077(P)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=10/6/1952 (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250096.

Five hut circles.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV250098.

Vis=22/9/1970 (ancient monuments) pound and hut circles north of down tor. Remains of a 29.26m diameter drystone wall pound and seven hut circles. Although the area is badly damaged by 19th century mine workings the hut circles are well preserved. They are all small being from 3.6m - 6.40m in diameter. Four have clearly defined entrances to the west.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250100.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250101.


Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV250096Migrated Record:
SDV250098Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV250100Migrated Record:
SDV250101Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2018 4:21PM