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HER Number:MDV3703
Name:Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor

Summary

One of five huts built into the northern wall of the enclosure, this hut is the most westerly of the group. Internal diameter measures 6.3 metres. Single orthostatic wall 1.8 metres wide, 0.8 metres high. Divided into two by internal bank 1.4 metres wide, 0.3 metres high, which may be either a partition or excavation baulk.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 561 710
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/2/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 828
  • Old SAM Ref: 22264

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX57SE43, Hut K (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV272991.

One of a group of 13 hut circles and enclosure, south of Leeden Tor.
Visited 24/8/1950 (SX5617 7103) Hut K. Diameter 7.5 metres, wall width 1.1 metres, height 0.5 metres. Subdivided into two compartments by an interior wall, which bisects the feature. Much overgrown, entrance to south; condition good to north but much despoiled to south.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., 23/4/1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle on the northern boundary of enclosure. Internal diameter measures 6.3 metres. Single orthostatic wall 1.8 metres wide, 0.8 metres high. Divided into two by internal bank 1.4 metres wide, 0.3 metres high, which may be either a partition or excavation baulk.


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

Visited 09/04/2019. South east wall not very obvious - poorly defined but no obvious damage. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 09/04/2019. Photo taken


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Depicted on the modern mapping, which matches the 2015 aerial photography for this area quite well, so is assumed to be fairly accurate.


Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

See main record for detail.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV272991Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX57SE43. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. Hut K.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 23/4/1992.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV3702Related to: Enclosed stone hut circle settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV49683Related to: Feature on southern edge of prehistoric enclosure south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV3704Related to: Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV3705Related to: Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV3706Related to: Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV3707Related to: Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV49684Related to: Possible hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 3 2019 2:51PM