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HER Number:MDV4959
Name:Hut L in settlement north-west of Yellowmead Farm

Summary

Stone hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 350m north-west of Yellowmeade Farm. Diameter 5.4m. Double orthostat wall 1.2m wide, 0.8m high. A 196 degree facing gap may represent a doorway. Low grass and rushes.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 563 745
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57SE15
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 440065
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/81/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 867I
  • Old SAM Ref: 28775
  • Pastscape: 440065

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX57SE15, Hut L (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV271768.

The following hut circles were found in addition to those previously shown: -
(16/11/1950) SX 5631 7454. Given the letter 'L'. Double walled type. Diameter measures 6.5m, width of walls 2.0m, height of wall 0.5m. In good condition; many large slabs used in building the walls which are partly turf-covered. Entrance on south side.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152350 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(11/06/1999) SX 5631 7455. Stone hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 350m north-west of Yellowmeade Farm. Diameter 5.4m. Double orthostat wall 1.2m wide, 0.8m high. A 196 degree facing gap may represent a doorway. Low grass and rushes.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 14-18, Map 44 Figures 44.1 & 44.1.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Depicted by Butler.

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

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

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. 14-18, Map 44 Figures 44.1 & 44.1.1.
SDV271768Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX57SE15. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. Hut L.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152350.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #129434 ]
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2021 11:24AM