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HER Number:MDV3724
Name:Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton

Summary

One of a group of over 20 hut circles within prehistoric settlement south of Leeden Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 564 710
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57SE92
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/9/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 22265
  • Pastscape: 440288

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 36-37, Map 45, Figure 45.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Hut circle shown in Settlement 'C' at Leeden Tor South.

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

Visible on aerial photograph.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording forms (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 29/04/2019. Definite hut with walls in reasonably good condition. 2% gorse; molinia. Photo taken

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording photographs (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 29/04/2019. Photo taken

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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 440288, SX57SE92 (Website). SDV363416.

One of a group of 13 hut circles and 2 enclosures. Vis=25/8/1950 (SX 5649 7107) hut d. Remains of hut circle diameter 4.5m, now a pile of stones, circular in appearance and much despoiled. No obvious entrance. Vis=see headsheet (rchm app 1985).

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1008671 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

This monument includes an unenclosed stone hut circle settlement comprising 31 stone hut circles in an irregular aggregate field system.

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. 36-37, Map 45, Figure 45.1.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117011 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 440288, SX57SE92.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1008671.

Associated Monuments

MDV3727Part of: Enclosure within prehistoric settlement at Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3718Part of: Hut circle settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV125959Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3719Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3721Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3722Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3723Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3725Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3728Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV3729Related to: Hut circle in settlement on the south-east slope of Leeden Tor, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8351 - Walkhampton Premier Archaeological Landscape; Field Investigation Project

Date Last Edited:Mar 26 2021 10:27AM