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HER Number:MDV5233
Name:Enclosed hut circle settlement south-east of Brockhill Ford


Two enclosures and seven hut circles.


Grid Reference:SX 677 657
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/53
  • Old SAM County Ref: 282
  • Old SAM Ref: 2
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146868.

Two enclosures and seven hut circles.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV146870.

Vis=-/-/- (ancient monuments) enclosure adjoining abbot's way - containing 3 huts. The interior appears to have been cultivated. There are 4 robbed huts in a lower enclosure. Condition fair.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV146871.

Vis=4/7/1977 (os). Two enclosures. 'a' at sx67806573 is ovoid, 80m by 65m.0.5 hectares. Walls of large boulders 3m wide.2 entrances. Contains three huts. 'b' at sx67836569.40m by 35m.0.1 hectare. Wall 1.4m wide has two gaps where abbots way passes through. Three terraced huts. The site is in fair condition. Agglomerated enclosure (with two elements) recorded. Seven hut circles visible. Total area about 0.5ha (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV146872.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV146873.

Aph=nmr sx6766/1 and sx6766/2.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV146874.

Aph=dap/qg 8,9/(14/3/1990).

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=3/5/1950 (os) enclosure walls of turf covered stones. Entrance to n enclosure at sx67756573. Walling has disappeared at y and z where abbot's way enters and leaves s enclosure. Seven hut circles whose walls are of turf covered stones, and each hut circle has an entrance to se. Interior cultivated and clear of stones.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV146868Migrated Record:
SDV146870Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV146871Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV146872Migrated Record:
SDV146873Aerial Photograph:
SDV146874Aerial Photograph:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV5227Related to: Hut circle settlement 250 metres west of Brockhill Ford (Monument)
MDV5303Related to: Hut circle settlement on Hickaton Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 6 2015 11:27AM