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HER Number:MDV50732
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into hillslope. Simple plan + single orthostat type. Internal diam 5.7m. Wall 1.4m wide, 0.9m high. Large number of loose rubble blocks lie within ne part of structure. Doorway to s.1905 excavations revealed a fireplace against nw wall, a considerable number of cooking stones + flints (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 564 833
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/16/103
  • Old SAM Ref: 20354(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Anderson, I. K., 1906, 11th Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee (Article in Serial). SDV337055.

Anderson, i. K. /tda/38(1906)101-113/11th report of the dartmoor exploration committee.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX58SE9 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV232751.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 123897 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(1992) SX 5648 8335 Hut circle terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and single orthostat type. Internal diameter 5.7m. Wall 1.4m wide, 0.9m high. Large number of loose rubble blocks lie within north-east part of structure. Doorway to south. The 1905 excavations revealed a fireplace against north-west wall, a considerable number of cooking stones and flints.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015 onwards, 2015 onward Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV362959.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV232751Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX58SE9. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 123897.
SDV337055Article in Serial: Anderson, I. K.. 1906. 11th Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 38. A5 Hardback.
SDV362959Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015 onwards. 2015 onward Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #128907 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3312Part of: Hut circle settlement at Watern Oke (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8141 - Condition survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV8291 - Okehampton Range: Monument Baseline Condition Survey
  • EDV7368 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area, Peter Tavy

Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2021 3:49PM