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HER Number:MDV3978
Name:Hut Circle in Prehistoric Settlement at Gutter Tor, Sheepstor

Summary

Eastern of three hut circle in Prehistoric settlement to the south-west of Gutter Tor shown on 19th century map

Location

Grid Reference:SX 577 667
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/3/2
  • 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, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Hut Circle' shown on 19th century map.


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

Southern 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.

Eastern of three hut circles within Gutter Tor Prehistoric settlement.


Whitbourn, A., 2001, An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren, 13-19 (Report - Assessment). SDV360381.

Part of a Bronze Age settlement.


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

Eastern of three hut circles shown within the 'Settlement' enclosure on modern mapping.


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

The remains of a hut circle of 6.5 metres internal diameter the double-faced boulder slab wall, complete with some infill material, is on average 0.6 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).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First 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. 13-19.
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: #112036 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3976Part of: Prehistoric Settlement south-west of Gutter Tor, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV14142Related to: Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV3977Related 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 9:53AM