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HER Number:MDV3699
Name:Hut G in settlement 1180 metres south of North Hessary Tor

Summary

Hut circle terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank walling. Oval. Internal measurements 4.5 metres by 3.0 metres. Wall 1.6 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Doorway survives as a gap in south-south-east wall.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 576 730
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/1/15
  • 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, G (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV225907.

Hut circle G. One of a group of nine hut circles, south of the track of an old railway.
(24/8/1950) Hut G (SX5770 7307). Double walled type diameter 5.0 metres, wall width 1.25 metres, 0.4 metres high, small, composed of turf covered stones. Condition fair; entrance on the south-east side.


Fleming, A., 1988, The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions, 72-82 (Monograph). SDV229071.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130645, 8/10/1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank walling. Oval. Internal measurements 4.5 metres by 3.0 metres. Wall 1.6 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Doorway survives as a gap in south-south-east wall.


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

Butler's Hut 7 (4.2 by 3.5 metres diameter) is oval in shape.
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.


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

Visited 26/12/2018. This hut has peaty grass covering the entire base but walls are ok.

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. G.
SDV229071Monograph: Fleming, A.. 1988. The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. Hardback Volume. 72-82.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130645, 8/10/1992.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114395 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV3692Part of: Hut circle settlement 1180 metres south of North Hessary Tor (Monument)
MDV50224Related to: Bank at edge of settlement south of North Hessary Tor (Monument)
MDV3700Related to: Hut H in settlement 1180 metres south of North Hessary Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 28 2019 4:10PM