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HER Number:MDV52372
Name:Hut K in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton

Summary

Hut circle recorded by the Ordnance Survey (1950), as well as Gerrard (1993) and Butler (1994). Interior measures 6 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.3 metre wide wall standing up to 0.5 metres high. A prospecting pit measuring 2 metres by 1.8 metres by 0.8 metres deep lies within the southern part of the hut and the associated crescent shaped dump of spoil partly overlies the hut wall.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 583 689
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/1/7
  • Old SAM Ref: 24080

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))
  • TRIAL PIT (Constructed, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX56NE15 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV229707.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP133212, 04/05/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

SX58356898 (Hut 12/K on sketch plan) Hut circle situated within an enclosure. Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior measures 6 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.3 metre wide wall standing up to 0.5 metres high. A prospecting pit measuring 2 metres by 1.8 metres by 0.8 metres deep lies within the southern part of the hut and the associated crescent shaped dump of spoil partly overlies the hut wall.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 66, Figure 47.3, Map 47 (Monograph). SDV137656.

One of fourteen hut circles ranging in size from 2.5 metres to 7.1 metres.


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Remains of this hut fairly clearly visible on the aerial photography


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping, but is inaccurate and has not been used for mapping purposes.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-DT24 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 07/2019. Hut inundated by bracken. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-DT24 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 07/2019. Photo taken looking west showing bracken inundation

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 66, Figure 47.3, Map 47.
SDV229707Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX56NE15. 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. MPP133212, 04/05/1993.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #118595 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT24.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT24.

Associated Monuments

MDV3969Part of: Hut circle settlement on the south-west flank of Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52367Related to: Hut C in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52368Related to: Hut D in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52369Related to: Hut E in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52374Related to: Hut F in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52376Related to: Hut G in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52375Related to: Hut H in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52377Related to: Hut I in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52378Related to: Hut in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52379Related to: Hut in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52373Related to: Hut J in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52371Related to: Hut L in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52370Related to: Hut M in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV52366Related to: Huts A and B in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2019 4:18PM