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HER Number:MDV3765
Name:Hut C in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor

Summary

Stone hut circle terraced into hillside. Simple plan and single orthostat construction. Internal diameter 2.7 metres, wall 1.5 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Attached to a length of boundary wall (1992 survey).

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/28/17
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/28/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 22272
  • 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, C (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV272512.

Visited 29/10/1951 One of a group of 6 hut circles. (SX 5609 7056) Hut C. Stones in turf forming a circle, but not clearly defined. Diameter 4.8 metres, wall width 0.5 metres.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 129123, 1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX 5607 7057) Stone hut circle terraced into hillside. Simple plan and single orthostat construction. Internal diameter 2.7 metres, wall 1.5 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Attached to a length of boundary wall.


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

Depicted on the base mapping, which appears to be fairly accurate in this area when compared to the 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. C.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 129123, 1992.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #118706 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV49055Part of: Unenclosed hut circle settlement, Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV3764Related to: Hut B in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV3766Related to: Hut D in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV48339Related to: Hut linked to wall in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV48350Related to: Hut linked to wall in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV48340Related to: Oval hut linked to wall in settlement north-east of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV48342Related to: Wall linking four huts in settlement north-east of Shariptor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2019 12:50PM