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HER Number:MDV3768
Name:Hut F in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor

Summary

Hut circle of simple plan and coursed walling originally recorded by the Ordnance Survey in 1951. Internal diameter 8.3 metres. Wall 2.5 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. A 1.5 metre wide, 0.3 metres high baulk divides it into two equal parts - probably the result of an unpublished excavation. Doorway to south-south-east partly blocked with loose stone. Attached to eastern edge of a field plot (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/29
  • 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, F (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV272512.

Visited 29/10/1951 (SX 5619 7051). One of a group of six hut circles. Hut F. Stones embedded in turf but clearly defined. Remains of internal division. Diameter 10.7 metres, wall width 1.3 metres, height 0.5 metres.


National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX5570, 1 (Aerial Photograph). SDV272515.


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

Visited 1992 (SX 5615 6181 sic) Hut circle terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and coursed walling. Internal diameter 8.3 metres. Wall 2.5 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. A 1.5 metres wide, 0.3 metres high baulk divides it into two equal parts - probably the result of an unpublished excavation. Doorway to south-south-east partly blocked with loose stone. Attached to eastern edge of a field plot.
NB. Gerrard gives erroneous grid reference of SX 5615 6181. The above grid reference places the site within his stated proposed schedule area 22272(P) (Dick, A. M., SMR).


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

Visible on the aerial photography and appears slightly larger than the depiction on the modern base mapping.


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

Depicted on the modern base mapping, with internal division.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV272512Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX57SE47. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. F.
SDV272515Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX5570. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 1.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #118701 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV49055Part of: Unenclosed hut circle settlement, Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV48345Related to: Remains of a field associated with settlement north-east of Sharpitor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2019 12:54PM