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HER Number:MDV3749
Name:Hut G in settlement 900 metres west of Devil's Bridge

Summary

One of a group of seven hut circles; this is the most south-easterly of the group. Diameter 3 metres. Rubble wall 1 metre wide, 0.3 metres high. Condition fair, entrance on south-east side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 571 729
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 SE 27
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/20/7
  • Old SAM County Ref: 936
  • Old SAM Ref: 28734
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX57SE27
  • Pastscape: 440101

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX57SE27, 28/9/1950 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV272811.

One of a group of 7 hut circles. Hut G. (SX5719 7294) Double walled type, small, diameter 3.5 meters, wall width 1.0 meters, height 0.3 meters. Small, composed of turf-covered stones; condition fairly good; entrance on the south-east side.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP152134, 19/8/1999 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 900 metres west of Devil's Bridge.
Diameter 3 metres. Rubble wall 1 metre wide, 0.3 metres high. Doorway faces 135 degrees.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 22, Map 44.4 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Depicted by Butler; one of a group of overgrown huts on Walkhampton Common. Numerous pits in the vicinity, but huts appear to have avoided serious damage.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Depicted on the modern mapping, which matches recent (2010 and 2015) aerial photographs, so is assumed to be fairly accurate.


Derry, C., 2018, MDV3749 (Photograph). SDV362796.


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

Visited 26/12/2018. Both huts have thick peat/grass cover with dense gorse on walls especially on north side on both. Previous recording suggested 'fairly good' condition but these are considered to now be in a 'fairly poor' state. See photograph.

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. 22, Map 44.4.
SDV272811Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX57SE27. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. 28/9/1950.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP152134, 19/8/1999.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114451 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.
SDV362796Photograph: Derry, C.. 2018. MDV3749. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV14307Part of: Hut circle settlement 900 metres west of Devil's Bridge (Monument)
MDV3755Related to: Hut F in settlement 900 metres west of Devil's Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2019 2:07PM