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HER Number:MDV43606
Name:Hut Circle (14) north-east of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C), Sheepstor

Summary

Unenclosed Hut Circle (14) to the north-east of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C)

Location

Grid Reference:SX 594 670
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/539
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24104
  • Old SAM Ref: 10763

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133433 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 12th March 1993. Hut circle forming part of a cluster of Neolithic and Bronze Age settlement and ritual features including 5 enclosures, a large number of associated hut circles, 3 stone alignments and at least 22 cairns. This hut circle is located immediately north of an enclosure. It is terraced into the hillslope and is of the simple plan, double orthostat, earthwork and coursed walling type. Interior measures 7.2 metres in diameter and is defined by a 2.7 metres wide wall standing up to 0.8 metres high. A south facing gap in the surrounding wall is lined by slabs on both sides and represents the original doorway.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 128, Figure 49.13, Map 49 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Free-standing Hut Circle (14) is 8.3 meters in diameter. It is turf covered with a south-east facing entrance.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Hut circle shown on Lidar data.


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Circular feature shown on aerial photograph.


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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England, 1014145 (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

The central of 3 hut circles with an entrance to the south-east.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 438758, SX56NE90 (Website). SDV360651.

Unenclosed hut circle with an internal diameter from 6.8 metres to 7.4 metres, with a well constructed wall 0.8 metres high and a well-defined entrance on the downhill side.

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. 128, Figure 49.13, Map 49.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 133433.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 438758, SX56NE90.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1014145.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV3337Related to: Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C), Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV3446Related to: Hut Circle (13) to the north of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C). (Monument)
MDV43607Related to: Hut Circle (15) north-east of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (C), Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor

Date Last Edited:Aug 10 2018 4:28PM