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HER Number:MDV4636
Name:Hut circle in settlement east of Nodden Gate

Summary

Hut circle on the south-eastern edge of a settlement. Interior measures 6 metres in diameter and is defined by a 0.8 metre wide wall standing up to 0.5 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 535 862
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD AND BRIDESTOWE AND SOURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/9/3
  • Old SAM County Ref: 18
  • Old SAM Ref: 24074

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1974, SX58NW15, 15/10/1974 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV236238.

Hut C.
Measures 8 metres by 7 metres, walls 0.5 metres high, partition 4.03 metres long. One of 11 hut circles, single walled type, not circular, with greatest diameter east-west. Partitioned in centre by interior wall running north. Generally much despoiled; entrance not obvious.


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

Site visited on 6/3/1986.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133146, 26/4/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle on the (south-west?) south-eastern edge of a settlement. Hooked porch and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 6 metres in diameter and is defined by a 0.8 metre wide wall standing up to 0.5 metres high. Doorway survives as a gap in the surrounding wall, faces w and is protected from the prevailing wind by a porch.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, Map 43 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Depicted on map by Butler.


GetMapping PLC, 2015, 2015 Colour Aerial Photography (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV359717.

Arc of stones forming the southern curve of this hut are visible.


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

Hut circle plotted during site visit November 2017.

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. Map 43.
SDV236238Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1974. SX58NW15. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. 15/10/1974.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 133146, 26/4/1993.
SDV345664Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1986. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1986. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Printout.
SDV359717Aerial Photograph: GetMapping PLC. 2015. 2015 Colour Aerial Photography (12.5cm resolution). 2015 Aerial Photograph. Digital.
SDV361914Cartographic: Bray, L. + Crabb, A.. 2017. HER Field Updates. GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114301 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4637Related to: Hut circle in settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)
MDV4633Related to: Hut circle settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)
MDV4644Related to: Hut in settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 30 2018 11:54AM