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HER Number:MDV4634
Name:Hut circle in settlement east of Nodden Gate

Summary

Hut circle measures 6.0 metres in diameter (internally) and is defined by a 1.0 metre wide wall standing up to 1.0 metre high. A small post-medieval stone quarry pit cuts the northern wall of this hut.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 536 862
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD AND BRIDESTOWE AND SOURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/9/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 18
  • Old SAM Ref: 24075

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1974, SX58NW15 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV236238.

Hut circle A. Diameter measures 7.5 metres, wall 1.5 metres wide, 0.5 metres high. One of a group of 11 hut circles. Double walled type with entrance at west extreme. Consists of large boulders set on edge (granite), many of which have fallen in to the centre of the circle. Condition fair.


Robinson, R., 1986, List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1986 (Un-published). SDV345664.

Visited on 6/3/1986.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133137, 26/4/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle within a settlement. Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 6.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.0 metre wide wall standing up to 1.0 metre high.
A small post-medieval stone quarry pit cuts the northern wall of this hut.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 151 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Depicted on map by Butler.


Bray, L. + Crabb, A., 2017, HER Field Updates (Cartographic). SDV361914.

Record on GPS during site visit.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 151.
SDV236238Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1974. SX58NW15. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 133137, 26/4/1993.
SDV345664Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1986. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1986. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Printout.
SDV361914Cartographic: Bray, L. + Crabb, A.. 2017. HER Field Updates. GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114305 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4633Part of: Hut circle settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)
MDV4635Related to: Hut circle in settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)
MDV50905Related to: Pits in settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 30 2018 12:13PM