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HER Number:MDV48342
Name:Wall linking four huts in settlement north-east of Shariptor

Summary

Not originally identified in 1951, this wall was first recorded by the Ordnance Survey in 1980. Boundary wall linking four hut circles. Curves through 180 degrees, measures 45 metres long, 1.6 metres wide, 0.4 metres high and is lyncheted through its length. May originally have been part of an enclosure (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/28/10
  • Old SAM Ref: 22272

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WALL (Constructed, Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD (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 129168, 1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX 5606 7056SX 5606 7056) Boundary wall linking four hut circles. Curves through 180 degrees, measures 45 metres long, 1.6 metres wide, 0.4 metres high and is lyncheted through its length. May originally have been part of an enclosure.


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 129168, 1992.
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: #118713 ]

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)
MDV3766Related to: Hut D 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)
MDV48340Related to: Oval hut linked to wall in settlement north-east of Sharpitor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2019 12:40PM