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HER Number:MDV50696
Name:Small hut in settlement north of Hart Tor

Summary

Hut circle on the northern edge of large unenclosed settlement terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and single orthostat walling type. The interior measures 2.4m in diameter and is defined by a 1.3m wide wall standing up to 0.3m high. This structure is attached to a boundary wall forming part of a small irregular aggregate field system.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 581 726
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/42/33
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/42/56
  • Old SAM Ref: 22303
  • Old SAM Ref: 22303
  • Pastscape: 440082

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., MPP 130702, 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 on the northern edge of large unenclosed settlement terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and single orthostat walling type. The interior measures 2.4m in diameter and is defined by a 1.3m wide wall standing up to 0.3m high. This structure is attached to a boundary wall forming part of a small irregular aggregate field system.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, Map 46.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

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

Small hut is visible on the aerial photography.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-108 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 15/11/2019. Overall condition very good. Photo taken.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-108 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photo looking 090° showing grass, moss and heather covering.

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. Map 46.1.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130702, 09/12/1992.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #122648 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-108.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-108.

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 3:00PM