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HER Number:MDV51432
Name:Hut circle with enclosure north-west of Little Links Tor

Summary

Hut circle associated with enclosure north-west of Little Links Tor. It lies to the north-east of the enclosure and is attached to it by a section of walling leading east-north-east.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 541 875
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/147/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 22333

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 217 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Single hut circle is attached to the enclosure at the north-east by a wall. It measures approximately 5.0 meters in diameter. (Depicted on Butler’s map). Other details: Map 43, 1 (page 151).


Gerrard, S., 1993, Untitled Source, 130931 (Un-published). SDV246040.

Site visited 21/4/1993. Hut circle attached to a length of boundary wall leading east-north-east from enclosure. Hut lies 8.0 meters east-north-east from the enclosure. Terraced into hillslope. Simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 4.2 meters in diameter and is defined by a 1.2 meter wide wall standing up to 0.4 meters high. Other details: 130931.


English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

This monument includes an enclosure, two stone hut circles and an alignment of upright stones situated on a gentle west-facing slope overlooking the River Lyd. The interior of the enclosure measures 30 meters north to south by 31 meters east to west and is defined by a rubble wall up to 1.8 meters wide and 0.8 meters high. One stone hut circle lies within the northern part of the enclosure (PRN 51431), whilst this circle is attached to a length of boundary wall leading east-north-east from the enclosure. Both huts are composed of circular stone and earth walls, 1.1 meters wide and 0.4 meters high surrounding an internal area measuring 4.2 meters in diameter. (Description 1994). Other details: SAM UID: 22333.

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. 217.
SDV246040Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 1993. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Unknown. 130931.
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV51433Related to: Enclosure 710 meters north-west of Little Links Tor (Monument)
MDV51431Related to: Hut circle within enclosure north-west of Little Links Tor (Monument)
MDV51434Related to: Stone alignment near enclosure north-west of Little Links Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 10 2015 3:21PM