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HER Number:MDV3801
Name:Hut E in settlement on Walkhampton Common

Summary

Hut circle in unenclosed settlement. Diameter 4.0 metres. Single orthostat wall 1.3 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. A 140 degree facing gap may represent a doorway. The possible doorway therefore faces upslope. Grass, bilberry and gorse.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 571 724
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/46
  • Old SAM County Ref: 937
  • Old SAM Ref: 28729

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951, SX57SE29, (24/8/1950) (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV216331.

Hut E (SX5710 7248; same grid reference as given for Hut D, which was not located). Two small patches of rock 5.0 metres apart, might possibly represent the remains of a hut circle wall but it is impossible to say with certainty.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152054, 19/1/1998 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle forming part of an unenclosed prehistoric settlement on Walkhampton Common lying 1050 metres south-west of Devil's Bridge.
Diameter 4.0 metres. Single orthostat wall 1.3 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. A 140 degree facing gap may represent a doorway. The possible doorway therefore faces upslope. Grass, bilberry and gorse.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 28/01/2019 Walls covered in gorse but overall condition good


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV216331Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX57SE29. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. (24/8/1950).
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152054, 19/1/1998.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114728 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV3798Part of: Unenclosed hut settlement on Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV3804Related to: Hut B in settlement on Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV4095Related to: Hut C in settlement on Walkhampton Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 2 2019 1:09PM