HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV4917
Name:Hut circle P in settlement north of Hart Tor

Summary

Hut circle terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank walling. Internal diameter 5m. Wall 2m wide, 0.9m high. Doorway to south-west, lined with orthostats. Paving slabs in vicinity of entrance.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 581 723
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 SE 20SX 57 SE 20
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/42/1
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/42/39
  • Old SAM County Ref: 831
  • Old SAM Ref: 22303
  • Pastscape: 440082

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Baring Gould, S., 1896, Third Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee (Article in Serial). SDV260468.

189-191

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX57SE20, Hut P (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV276586.

24/8/1950 (SX 5817 7238). Hut P. Diameter 7.5m. Double walled type (varies from 1.0 to 1.5m in width), entrance to the south clearly marked by two large flat stones, one fallen. Condition very good - much overgrown.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130735, 09/12/1992 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Thirty-six stone hut circles and an irregular aggregate field system forming part of an unenclosed stone hut circle settlement 450m north of Hart Tor.
Hut circle terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank walling. Internal diameter 5m. Wall 2m wide, 0.9m high. Doorway to south-west, lined with orthostats. Paving slabs in vicinity of entrance.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, Map 46.1 (Monograph). SDV337765.

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

Visible on the aerial photography.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-101 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 11/11/2019. Overall condition very good. Photo taken.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-101 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photo looking 050° showing grass, moss and heather covering.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV260468Article in Serial: Baring Gould, S.. 1896. Third Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 28. Unknown.
SDV276586Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX57SE20. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. Hut P.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130735, 09/12/1992.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. Map 46.1.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #122644 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-101.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-101.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7517 - Survey of Har Tor tin works
  • EDV7525 - Survey of Hart Tor prehistoric settlement

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2019 2:01PM