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HER Number:MDV52374
Name:Hut F in settlement on Hingston Hill, Walkhampton

Summary

Hut recorded by Ordnance Survey (1950) and later by Gerrard (1993) and Butler (1994). Interior measures 5.4 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.7 metre wide wall standing up to 1 metre high. Hut may be visible on aerial photographs.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 584 689
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/1/9
  • Old SAM Ref: 24080

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP133217, 04/11/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle situated within an enclosure (Hut 17/F on plan). Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan and double orthostat walling type. Interior measures 5.4 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.7 metre wide wall standing up to 1 metre high.
(NGR given as SX 5841 6896, but this is duplicated on details for MDV52376 and may not be right; Gerrard's plan and details transferred into the HER do not match precisely, Richards, A. F., 08/07/2019)


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.

Hut circle possibly visible on aerial photographs; rather ephemeral.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-DT25 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 07/2019. Difficult to verify due to indistinct nature of the walls and the dense bracken inundation. Observed grid reference at centre as SX 58406 68987. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-DT25 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 07/2019. Photo taken looking north 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. MPP133217, 04/11/1993.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #118589 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT25.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT25.

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)
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)
MDV52372Related to: Hut K 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 4:29PM