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HER Number:MDV48333
Name:Hut in settlement south-east of Black Tor

Summary

Hut near the centre of the settlement. Excavated by the Dartmoor Exploration Society in 1896 and described by the Ordnance Survey in 1950 and Gerrard in 1992 (see main record). Roughly 7 metres in diameter. Clearly visible on the aerial photographs and lidar data.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 576 714
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/19/7
  • Old SAM Ref: 22298

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Shown on the late 19th century historic map.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 54-55, fig 46.2 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Depicted by Butler with entrance gap on western side.

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Visible.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Visible.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-97 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 02/12/2019. Hut circle terraced into hillslope. Oval shape, internal diameter 3.6m x 2.7m, wall 1.8m wide up to 0.9m high. Doorway to W. Overall condition very good. Photo taken.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-97 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photo looking 040° showing grass/moss/whortleberry cover.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 54-55, fig 46.2.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123081 ]
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-97.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-97.

Associated Monuments

MDV3748Part of: Hut circle settlement 400 metres south-east of Black Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 12 2019 10:23AM