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HER Number:MDV4979
Name:Hut circle Q in settlement south of Foggintor Quarries

Summary

Diameter measures 7.5 metres. Single orthostat and earthwork wall 0.8 metres wide, 1.1 metres high. Covered with grass and rushes.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 566 729
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 57 SE 133
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/93/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 24108
  • Pastscape: 440411
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX57SE41, Hut circle 'Q', 25/8/1950 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV276070.

One of a group of 17 hut circles, given the letter 'Q'. Double wall type, in poor condition diameter 6.0 metres, wall width 1.25 metres, height 0.4 metres. North-east quadrant of wall destroyed. Several large slabs of granite form outer part of north-west quadrant. Entrance apparently to south.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152557, 21/3/2000 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement at Yes Tor Bottom, 1120 metres east-north-east of Criptor.
Diameter 7.5 metres. Single orthostat and earthwork wall 0.8 metres wide, 1.1 metres high. Covered with grass and rushes.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


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

Visited 22/04/2019. SX 56633 72932. Slight gorse and livestock tracks. 90% reed inundation. Condition OK. Photo taken


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

Visited 22/04/2019. Photo taken

Sources / Further Reading

SDV276070Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX57SE41. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. Hut circle 'Q', 25/8/1950.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152557, 21/3/2000.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #93584 ]
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

MDV57134Part of: Hut circle settlement south of Foggintor Quarries (Monument)
MDV62001Related to: Enclosure wall in settlement south of Foggintor Quarries (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 2 2019 4:13PM