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HER Number:MDV49684
Name:Possible hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor

Summary

Possible hut circle lying across the northern line of an enclosure boundary. Diameter 4.5 metres. Survives as 0.2 metre deep flat bottomed hollow. An alternative interpretation is that it may be a military mortar emplacement.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 562 710
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/2/7
  • Old SAM Ref: 22264

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Visited 23/4/1992 (SX 5621 7102) Possible hut circle lying across the northern line of an enclosure boundary. Diameter 4.5 metres. Survives as 0.2 metre deep flat bottomed hollow. An alternative interpretation is that it may be a military mortar emplacement. (Not recorded by the Ordnance Survey (1950) or shown on the moden mapping (MasterMap).


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

Visited 09/04/2019. SX 56208 71010. Slightly defined walls Photo taken


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

Visited 09/04/2019. Photo taken

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. [Mapped feature: #30679 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV3702Related to: Enclosed stone hut circle settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV3703Related to: Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV3704Related to: Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV3705Related to: Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV3706Related to: Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)
MDV3707Related to: Hut in settlement 700 metres south of Leeden Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 3 2019 3:03PM