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HER Number:MDV48341
Name:Hut in settlement north-east of Sharpitor

Summary

Hut circle in area of dense clitter. Terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and coursed walling. Oval shape. Measures 3.3 metres by 2.8 metres internally; wall 1.3 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. Doorway to south-east is lined on west with slabs 1992 survey).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 561 705
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/28/9
  • Old SAM Ref: 22272

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 129140, 1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX 5608 7053) Hut circle in area of dense clitter. Terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and coursed walling. Oval. Measures 3.3 metres by 2.8 metres internally; wall 1.3 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. Doorway to south-east is lined on west with slabs.


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 129140, 1992.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #118716 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV49055Part of: Unenclosed hut circle settlement, Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV48344Related to: Hut in settlement north-east of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV48343Related to: Hut in unenclosed settlement on the north-east slope of Sharpitor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2019 11:31AM