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HER Number:MDV52437
Name:Possible hut in settlement west-south-west of Nun's Cross

Summary

Hut circle identified in 1993 visit. Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan and earthwork type. Interior measures 4.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.4 metres wide bank standing up to 0.4 metres high. Not recorded in 2013 updated survey.

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/125/5
  • 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 133264, 19/5/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX5953 6976) Hut circle situated within an agglomerate enclosure. Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan and earthwork type. Interior measures 4.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.4 metres wide bank standing up to 0.4 metres high.


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

This hut is not marked on Probert's survey.


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

Visited 12/07/2019. A few partially exposed stones visible but no discernable 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 133264, 19/5/1993. [Mapped feature: #32848 ]
SDV361430Cartographic: Probert, S.. 2013. Cramber Tor Survey data. GIS ShapeFile. Digital.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. 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 12:49PM