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HER Number:MDV4642
Name:Hut circle in settlement east of Nodden Gate

Summary

Recorded by Gerrard in 1993 as a conjoined hut. Interior of northern room measures 6.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.0 metre wide wall standing up to 1.3 metres high.
Interior of southern room measures 4.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.7 metre wide and 0.4 metre high bank. Doorway survives as a gap in the surrounding bank and faces south.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 536 863
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDESTOWE AND SOURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/9/8
  • 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 H. Diameter measures 6.5 metres, height 1.3 metres, double wall 1.5 metres (width). One of 11 hut circles. Double walled type at south extreme, and single wall to the north where huge granite stones standing on edge are used. Condition fair; no obvious entrance.


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

Visited 6/3/1986.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133129, 26/4/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle terraced into the hillslope and of the conjoined plan, single orthostat and earthwork walling type. Interior of northern room measures 6.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.0 metre wide wall standing up to 1.3 metres high.
Interior of southern room measures 4.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.7 metre wide and 0.4 metre high bank. Doorway survives as a gap in the surrounding bank and faces south.


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


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360209.

Lidar data does show possible conjoined, smaller hut to the south of this feature, appears as a roughly circular depression.


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

Feature was plotted by 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.
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 133129, 26/4/1993.
SDV345664Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1986. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1986. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Printout.
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114360 ]
SDV361914Cartographic: Bray, L. + Crabb, A.. 2017. HER Field Updates. GIS ShapeFile. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4633Part of: Hut circle settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)
MDV4639Related to: Hut in settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)
MDV4641Related to: Hut in settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)
MDV4643Related to: Hut in settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 30 2018 11:55AM