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HER Number:MDV4923
Name:Hut circle O in settlement north of Hart Tor

Summary

Hut circle terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank with occasional orthostat walling. Internal diameter 5m. Wall 1.6m wide, 0.8m high. Doorway to south-west.

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/42/38
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/42/7
  • 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, 189-191 (Article in Serial). SDV260468.

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

24/8/1950 (SX 5818 7236) Hut O (7.0m diameter). Entrance to the south, incorporated in the wall to the ne are some very large granite boulders. Condition good, much overgrown.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130736, 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 with occasional orthostat walling. Internal diameter 5m. Wall 1.6m wide, 0.8m high. Doorway to south-west.

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.

Clearly 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 110° showing grass, moss and heather covering.

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

Marked on the modern mapping at a site that closely matches the aerial photograph in this area.

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 O.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130736, 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: #122730 ]
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 1:59PM