HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV4643
Name:Hut in settlement east of Nodden Gate

Summary

Hut circle measures 6.0 metres in diameter (interior) and is defined by a 1.7 metre wide wall standing up to 0.7 metres high, except on the western side where a 0.4 metre scarp denotes the location of a buried wall. Linked to a length of curved boundary wall which denotes the northern edge of the settlement.

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/9/9
  • 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 I. Diameter measures 7.5 metres, wall 1.5 metres wide, height 0.6 metres. One of 11 hut circles. Double walled type. Interior is very uneven and strewn with boulders. Now mostly overgrown with turf and bracken. No obvious entrance; condition fair.


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 133130, 26/4/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan, double orthostat and earthwork walling type. Interior measures 6.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.7 metre wide wall standing up to 0.7 metres high, except on the western side where a 0.4 metre scarp denotes the location of a buried wall.
Linked to a length of curved boundary wall which denotes the northern edge of the settlement. The boundary wall appears to abut the hut, strongly suggesting that the hut is earlier than the wall.


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


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

Feature located and accurately mapped using GPS.

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 133130, 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: #114314 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4633Part of: Hut circle settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)
MDV4642Related to: Hut circle in settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)
MDV4644Related to: Hut in settlement east of Nodden Gate (Monument)
MDV4641Related 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