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HER Number:MDV52389
Name:Hut in enclosure east of Combestone Tor

Summary

Hut circle within an enclosure. Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan and single orthostat walling type. The interior of the building measures 4.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.0 metre wide wall standing up to 0.5 metres high. Doorway survives as a gap in the surrounding wall and faces south-south-west.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 590 685
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/76/4
  • Old SAM Ref: 10742

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133241, 07/06/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle within an enclosure. Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan and single orthostat walling type. The interior of the building measures 4.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.0 metre wide wall standing up to 0.5 metres high. Doorway survives as a gap in the surrounding wall and faces south-south-west.


Newman, P., 2007, Cramber Tor Training Area Monument Baseline Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV348210.


Probert, S., 2008, Follow-Up Works to Cramber Tor Archaeological Baseline Condition Survey, Dartmoor Training Area (Report - Survey). SDV351304.

Hut recorded in resurvey of the the Training Area.


Greeves, T., 2012, Cramber Tor Training Area. Monument Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV350251.


Probert, S. A. J., 2017, A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of the Cramber Tor Training Area, Devon, 2017 (Report - Survey). SDV360392.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-DT29 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 07/2019. Covered in tussock grass. Enclosure wall behind was visible. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-DT29 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 07/2019. Photo looking north. Shows hut in foreground and the enclosure wall behind

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 133241, 07/06/1993.
SDV348210Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2007. Cramber Tor Training Area Monument Baseline Condition Survey. English Heritage. A4 Bound.
SDV350251Report - Survey: Greeves, T.. 2012. Cramber Tor Training Area. Monument Condition Survey. Tom Greeves Report. A4 Stapled.
SDV351304Report - Survey: Probert, S.. 2008. Follow-Up Works to Cramber Tor Archaeological Baseline Condition Survey, Dartmoor Training Area. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV360392Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2017. A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of the Cramber Tor Training Area, Devon, 2017. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. [Mapped feature: #118619 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT29.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT29.

Associated Monuments

MDV3371Part of: Enclosure east of Combestone Tor (Monument)
MDV52387Related to: Conjoined hut in enclosure east of Combestone Tor (Monument)
MDV52386Related to: Hut in enclosure east of Combestone Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area
  • EDV6034 - Monument Condition Survey in Cramber Tor Training Area
  • EDV6152 - Follow-up Works to Threatened Sites in the Cramber Tor Training Area
  • EDV6153 - Monument Baseline Condition Survey in the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2019 5:31PM