HeritageGateway - Home
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:MDV4957
Name:Hut circle in settlement north-west of Yellowmead Farm


Hut measures 7.5 metres in diameter. Double orthostat wall 1.5m wide, 0.45m high. The partition running through this building from north west to se is 1m wide by 0.15m high and is of rubble bank construction. A 2m wide gap in the southern sector is probably the result of robbing of the door jamb stones. Low grass


Grid Reference:SX 564 745
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/79
  • Old SAM County Ref: 867G
  • Old SAM Ref: 28775

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=est -/-/1999 (gerrard, s. ) stone hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 350m north west of yellowmeade farm (mpp).

RCHME APP 1988, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV139135.

See sx57se/21 (rchme app 1988).

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=17/8/1950 (os) one of a group of 16 hut circles and an enclosure. Given the letter g.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277639.

Pound and hut circles nw of yellowmeade os 6" cvi ne. Hut circle diam 6.40m.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV277640.

Vis=3/2/1971 (ancient monuments) at sx56397454. One of a group of 11 hut circles. Measurement given.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277645.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277646.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/3(1994)14;fig 44.1.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277647.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277648.

Des=gerrard, s. /(11/6/1999)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV139135Migrated Record: RCHME APP 1988.
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV277639Migrated Record:
SDV277640Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV277645Migrated Record:
SDV277646Migrated Record:
SDV277647Migrated Record:
SDV277648Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 5 2015 3:42PM