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HER Number:MDV48348
Name:Damaged hut in settlement north-east of Sharpitor

Summary

Not recorded in 1951 by the Ordnance Survey , this hut was noted by Butler (1994). Simple plan and rubble bank walling. Internal diameter measures 4.7 metres. Defined on west side by wall 1.6 metres high, 0.6 metres high. East side has seen limited damage and edge of interior is visible as a slight lynchet, 0.2 metres high. Doorway to south-south-east clearly defined by upright slabs on western edge (1992 survey).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 561 706
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/28/16
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/334
  • Old SAM Ref: 22278
  • Old SAM Ref: 22278

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 129182, 7/5/1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX 5615 7064) Hut circle terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank walling. Internal diameter measures 4.7 metres. Defined on west side by wall 1.6 metres high, 0.6 metres high. East side has seen limited damage and edge of interior is visible as a slight lynchet, 0.2 metres high. Doorway to south-south-east clearly defined by upright slabs on western edge.


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

Depicted by Butler on map.


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

Curving western edge of the hut is possibly visible on the aerial photography.

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 129182, 7/5/1992.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #118717 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV48346Related to: Hut in settlement north-east of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV48347Related to: Hut in settlement north-east of Sharpitor (Monument)
MDV49055Related to: Unenclosed hut circle settlement, Walkhampton Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2019 11:44AM