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HER Number:MDV4919
Name:Hut circle Z in settlement north of Hart Tor

Summary

Conjoined huts recorded by Gerrard (1992). Interior of the northern room measures 3m diameter, with walls 1-2m wide, 0.4m high. The southern room is composed of a 1.7m wide, 0.6m high wall, defining a 3m diameter area. Doorways from each room are to the south.

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 20
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/42/3
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/42/40
  • Old SAM County Ref: 831
  • Old SAM Ref: 22203
  • 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, 189-191 (Article in Serial). SDV260468.

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

24/8/1950 (SX 5816 7239). Hut Z. Small (5.0m diameter), much despoiled and stones spread. Condition fair, entrance to the south-south-east.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130734, 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. Conjoined plan and single orthostat walling. Interior of northern room measures 3m diameter, with wall 1-2m wide, 0.4m high. The southern room is composed of a 1.7m wide, 0.6m high, wall, defining a 3m diameter area. Doorways from each room to south.

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 photograph, although it is not clear that it is two conjoined huts from this source.

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 300° showing grass, moss and heather covering.

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

Mastermap shows conjoined huts at this location.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV260468Article in Serial: Baring Gould, S.. 1896. Third Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 28. Unknown. 189-191.
SDV276586Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX57SE20. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. Hut Z.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130734, 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).
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #122643 ]
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 2:02PM