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HER Number:MDV3707
Name:Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor

Summary

Hut circle located near the centre of the enclosure; all the other huts here are attached to the northern boundary wall. Internal diameter 7.0 metres. Rubble bank wall 2.0 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. A number of slit trenches in the immediate vicinity indicate past military training activity. May have been used as a military mortar emplacement.

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/2/5
  • 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 O (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV272991.

One of a group of 13 hut circles and enclosure, south of Leeden Tor.
Visited 24/8/1950 (SX 5618 7102) Hut O. Remains much despoiled and scattered. Diameter 6.0 metres, wall width 1.5 metres, height 0.3 metres.


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

Visited 23/4/1992 (SX 5618 7102) Internal diameter 7.0 metres. Rubble bank wall 2.0 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. A number of slit trenches in the immediate vicinity indicate past military training activity. May have been used as a military mortar emplacement.


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

Visited 09/04/2019. Gorse 30% on walls. Not very clearly defined 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 in the centre of the enclosure, 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 O.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #116909 ]
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)
MDV3703Related to: Hut in settlement 700 metres 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)
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 3:00PM