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HER Number:MDV50933
Name:Hut circle 289 metres south-east of Great Nodden

Summary

Hut circle within a settlement overlooking the valley of the River Lyd. Interior measures 4.2 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.5 metre wide wall standing up to 0.4 metres high. Doorway survives as a gap in the surrounding wall, is lined by slabs along the northern side and faces west-south-west.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 541 872
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDESTOWE AND SOURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/42/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 424
  • Old SAM Ref: 24071
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX58NW7

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 130902, 30/4/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle within a settlement overlooking the valley of the River Lyd. Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan, single orthostat and rubble bank walling type. Interior measures 4.2 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.5 metre wide wall standing up to 0.4 metres high. Doorway survives as a gap in the surrounding wall, is lined by slabs along the northern side and faces west-south-west.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 218 (Monograph). SDV219155.


Bray, L. + Crabb, A., 2017, HER Field Updates (Cartographic). SDV361914.

Hut circle plotted on site.


Bray, L., 2017, Site Condition Assessment: MDV50933 (Worksheet). SDV361930.

Site visited 23/11/17 and condition assessed as moderate, due to vegetation encroachment (bracken).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 218.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130902, 30/4/1993.
SDV361914Cartographic: Bray, L. + Crabb, A.. 2017. HER Field Updates. GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114385 ]
SDV361930Worksheet: Bray, L.. 2017. Site Condition Assessment: MDV50933. Site Condition Assessment. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4677Related to: Enclosure with hut circles 330m south east of Great Nodden (Monument)
MDV50935Related to: Hut circle 270 metres south-east of Great Nodden (Monument)
MDV50934Related to: Hut circle 280 metres south-east of Great Nodden (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 3 2018 2:19PM