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HER Number:MDV3766
Name:Hut D in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor

Summary

Stone hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and coursed walling type. The interior measures 8.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 3.0 metre wide wall standing up to 0.7 metres high. The doorway faces south-south-east (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/28/4
  • Old SAM Ref: 22272

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Visited 29/10/1951. One of a group of 6 hut circles. (SX5609 7055) Hut D. Stones embedded in turf, but well defined. Diameter 11.0 metres, wall width 1.3-2.0 metres, height 0.6 metres.


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

(SX 5608 7055) Stone hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and coursed walling type. The interior measures 8.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 3.0 metre wide wall standing up to 0.7 metres high. The doorway faces south-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 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. D.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP?, 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: #118707 ]

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)
MDV3765Related to: Hut C in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV3767Related to: Hut E in settlement on the north-east slope 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