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HER Number:MDV3764
Name:Hut B in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor

Summary

One of a group of 6 hut circles originally recorded in 1951 (Ordnance Survey). Consists of a few scattered stones forming shape of a circle. Not clearly defined. Diameter 6.7 metres, wall height 0.3 metres (1951 data). Depicted on 1992 survey plan, entrance shown to the south-east.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 560 705
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/28/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 22272

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951, SX57SE47, B (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV272512.

Visited 29/10/1951 One of a group of 6 hut circles. (SX 5610 7057) Hut B. A few scattered stones forming shape of a circle. Not clearly defined. Diameter 6.7 metres, wall height 0.3 metres.


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

Although marked on plan by Gerrard, his description for this hut could not be found (Richards, A. F., 16/07/2019). Entrance shown to the south-east.


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


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

Depicted on the modern base mapping, which appears to be fairly accurate when compared with the 2015-17 aerial photographs of the settlement.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV272512Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX57SE47. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. B.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 1992.
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: #117065 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV49055Part of: Unenclosed hut circle settlement, Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV3765Related to: Hut C in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV3766Related to: Hut D in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV3767Related to: Hut E in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2019 12:50PM