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HER Number:MDV3698
Name:Hut F in settlement 1180 metres south of North Hessary Tor

Summary

Hut has an internal diameter of 6.3 metres, wall 1.6 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. A 0.7 metre wide trench lying north-south within the hut suggests robbing or partial early excavation.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 577 730
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 SE 26
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/1/14
  • Old SAM County Ref: 935
  • Old SAM Ref: 22324
  • Pastscape: 440098

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX57SE26, F (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV225907.

Hut circle. One of a group of nine hut circles, south of the track of an old railway.
(24/8/1950) Hut F (SX5778 7305). Double walled type diameter 6.5 metres, wall width 1.5 metres, height 0.5 metres, composed of mainly turf covered stones although several are still erect. A number of stones have been thrown into the centre. Condition fair, entrance on south-eastern side.


Fleming, A., 1988, The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions, 76 (Monograph). SDV229071.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130650, 8/10/1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and double orthostat walling. Internal diameter 6.3 metres, wall 1.6 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. A 0.7 metre wide trench lying north-south within the hut suggests robbing or partial early excavation.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 21-2, Map 44.3 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Butler's hut 5.
One of twelve hut circles lie in an exposed position just below the Princetown Railway track. Partially explored by the Dartmoor Exploration Committee they had previously been much pulled about by stone cutters.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Visible on the aerial photography.


Derry, C., 2018, MDV3698 (Photograph). SDV362782.


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

Visited 26/12/2018. Condition stable.

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. 21-2, Map 44.3.
SDV225907Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX57SE26. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. F.
SDV229071Monograph: Fleming, A.. 1988. The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. Hardback Volume. 76.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130650, 8/10/1992.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114401 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.
SDV362782Photograph: Derry, C.. 2018. MDV3698. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV3692Part of: Hut circle settlement 1180 metres south of North Hessary Tor (Monument)
MDV49785Related to: Small hut L in settlement 1180 metres south of North Hessary Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 9 2019 4:00PM