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HER Number:MDV52435
Name:Hut in settlement west-south-west of Nun's Cross

Summary

Hut circle situated within an agglomerate enclosure. Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 3.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.2 metre wide wall standing up to 0.7 metres high. This hut is attached to the inner face of the enclosure boundary wall.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 595 697
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/125/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 24124
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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 133262, 19/5/1993 MPP 133262, 19/5/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX59566977) Hut circle situated within an agglomerate enclosure. Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 3.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.2 metre wide wall standing up to 0.7 metres high.
This hut is attached to the inner face of the enclosure boundary wall.


Probert, S., 2013, Cramber Tor Survey data (Cartographic). SDV361430.

Depicted on survey layer.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-DT17 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 12/07/2019. The hut is covered in grass and heather but overall good condition. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-DT17 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 12/07/2019. Photo taken showing the hut looking south east. The farthest stones are part of the enclosure wall not the hut circle

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 133262, 19/5/1993 MPP 133262, 19/5/1993.
SDV361430Cartographic: Probert, S.. 2013. Cramber Tor Survey data. GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #118075 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT17.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT17.

Associated Monuments

MDV3429Part of: Enclosed hut circle settlement 940 metres west-south-west of Nun's Cross (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2019 12:45PM