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HER Number:MDV51438
Name:Hut Circle 720 metres north-east of Great Nodden


Small hut or storage building; one of two structures in the centre of the group. Accurately plotted in 2017.


Grid Reference:SX 545 877
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/146/5
  • Old SAM Ref: 22330

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130943, 21/4/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle terraced into the hillslope (SX 5456 8771). Simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 3 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.1 metre wide wall standing up to 0.4 metres high. Amhof suggests that this structure should be seen as a storage building serving nearby hut, subsheet 4.

Amhof, G., 1993, Hut Circles in the Upper Lyd Valley, 22-3 (Article in Serial). SDV246103.

Bray, L. + Crabb, A., 2017, Updated Field Information for HER, 20171123_DNPA_LSB_MDV51438_HutCircle_fromSE (Cartographic). SDV246102.

Visited and accurately plotted 23/11/2017.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV246102Cartographic: Bray, L. + Crabb, A.. 2017. Updated Field Information for HER. GIS ShapeFile. Digital. 20171123_DNPA_LSB_MDV51438_HutCircle_fromSE. [Mapped feature: #94008 ]
SDV246103Article in Serial: Amhof, G.. 1993. Hut Circles in the Upper Lyd Valley. Dartmoor Magazine. 20. Unknown. 22-3.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130943, 21/4/1993.

Associated Monuments

MDV51429Part of: Unenclosed hut circle settlement 770 metres north-north-west of Little Links Tor (Monument)
MDV51437Related to: Hut Circle 710 metres north-east of Great Nodden (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 8 2017 12:45PM