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HER Number:MDV43911
Name:Hut circle 15, Grimspound settlement

Summary

Hut circle 15; one of 24 hut circles set within a walled Bronze Age enclosure at Grimspound. This small circle measures 2.5 meters in diameter. Located within the guardianship area managed by Dartmoor National Park Authority.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 701 808
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/49/18
  • Old SAM County Ref: 142
  • Old SAM Ref: 22212

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Baring Gould, S., 1894, 1st Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee: The Exploration of Grimspound, 101-121 (Article in Serial). SDV304196.

Hut 15. Cattle pen or store.


Baring Gould, S., 1895, Second Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee, 82-83 (Article in Serial). SDV271711.


Ordnance Survey, 1953, SX78SW11 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV304167.


Pattison, P., 1991, A Survey of Grimspound, Manaton Parish, Devon, 6 (Report - Survey). SDV304224.

Hut 15 is D-shaped, with a straighter side on the south-east, measuring approximately 2.5 meters in diameter; with walls 0.6 meters high. The walling is very fragmentary, consisting of a low bank of small stones with a few larger stones revetting the terrace on the south-east.


Gerrard, S., 1995, 140322 (Site Visit). SDV321021.

Hut circle terraced into the hill slope and of the simple plan and earthwork type. Interior is 2.5 meters in diameter and is defined by a 1.0 meter wide wall standing up to 0.3 meters high. This circle was probably not excavated by the Dartmoor Exploration Committee, although they did interpret it as a cattle pen. Other details: MPP/140319 11/1/1996.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV271711Article in Serial: Baring Gould, S.. 1895. Second Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 27. Digital. 82-83.
SDV304167Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey. 1953. SX78SW11.
SDV304196Article in Serial: Baring Gould, S.. 1894. 1st Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee: The Exploration of Grimspound. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 26. A4 Comb Bound. 101-121.
SDV304224Report - Survey: Pattison, P.. 1991. A Survey of Grimspound, Manaton Parish, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.
SDV321021Site Visit: Gerrard, S.. 1995. 140322. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset..
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #92005 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8778Part of: Grimspound enclosed settlement, Manaton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2017 3:44PM