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HER Number:MDV3977
Name:Hut Circle in Prehistoric Settlement at Gutter Tor, Sheepstor

Summary

Northern of three hut circles in Prehistoric settlement to the south-west of Gutter Tor shown on early 20th century map

Location

Grid Reference:SX 577 668
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/3/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 573
  • Old SAM Ref: 10595

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Northern of two 'Hut Circles' shown on early 20th century map.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 117, Figure 49.5, Map 49 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Northern of three hut circles within Gutter Tor settlement.


Whitbourn, A., 2001, An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren, 13-18 (Report - Assessment). SDV360381.

Part of a Bronze Age settlement.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Northern of three hut circles within Prehistoric 'Settlement' to the south-west of Gutter Tor.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 438650, SX56NE53 (Website). SDV360651.

Hut circle, levelled into the slope. It has a 6.2 metres internal diameter with a double-faced boulder and slab wall on average 0.5 metres high. The position of the entrance is not obvious.

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. 117, Figure 49.5, Map 49.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360381Report - Assessment: Whitbourn, A.. 2001. An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren. A4 Comb Bound. 13-18.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 438650, SX56NE53.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #112037 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3976Part of: Prehistoric Settlement south-west of Gutter Tor, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV14142Related to: Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV3978Related to: Hut Circle in Prehistoric Settlement at Gutter Tor, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122237Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement south-west of Gutter Tor, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7551 - Ditsworthy Warren: An archaeological investigation
  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Jun 29 2018 9:54AM