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HER Number:MDV48340
Name:Oval hut linked to wall in settlement north-east of Sharpitor

Summary

Not originally identified in 1951, this hut was first recorded by the Ordnance Survey in 1980. Simple plan and single orthostat walling. Oval shape. Measures 6.0 metres by 3.0 metres internally; wall 1.1 metres wide, 0.4 metre high. Attached to a length of boundary wall (1992 survey).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 560 705
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/28/8
  • Old SAM Ref: 22272

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1980, SX57SE47 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV337205.

Four of the fourteen hut circles are linked by walling and one has its own walled plot (see plan).


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 129136, (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX 5608 7053) Stone hut circle terraced into hillside. Simple plan and single orthostat walling. Oval. Measures 6.0 metres by 3.0 metres internally. Wall 1.1 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Attached to a length of boundary wall.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 39, Map 45.3 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Depicted by Butler on plan.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Depicted on the base mapping, which appears to be fairly accurate in this area when compared to the aerial photographs of the settlement.

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. 39, Map 45.3.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 129136,.
SDV337205Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1980. SX57SE47. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #118712 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV49055Part of: Unenclosed hut circle settlement, Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV3765Related to: Hut C in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV48339Related to: Hut linked to wall in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV48350Related to: Hut linked to wall in settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV48342Related to: Wall linking four huts in settlement north-east of Shariptor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2019 11:05AM