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HER Number:MDV3767
Name:Hut E in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor

Summary

Hut circle of simple plan and rubble bank walling type originally recorded by the Ordnance Survey in 1951. Interior measures 4.5 metres in diameter and is defined by a 2.5 metre wide wall standing up to 0.6 metres high. Doorway faces south-east and is partly blocked with loose stones (1992 survey).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 561 705
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/28/5
  • 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, E (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV272512.

Visited 29/10/1951. One of a group of 6 hut circles. (SX 5612 7056). Hut E. Stones embedded in turf, but well defined. Diameter 8.0 metres, wall width 1.2 - 2.0 metres, height 0.5 metres.


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

Hut circle of simple plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior measures 4.5 metres in diameter and is defined by a 2.5 metre wide wall standing up to 0.6 metres high. Doorway faces south-east and is partly blocked with loose stones.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 39, Map 45.3 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Depicted by Butler on plan.


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

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. 39, Map 45.3.
SDV272512Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX57SE47. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. E.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP?, 1992.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117064 ]

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)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2019 12:50PM