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HER Number:MDV52763
Name:Hut circle 260 meters north of Bellever Tor

Summary

Stone hut circle at SX64437672 forming part of a prehistoric stone hut circle settlement north of Bellever Tor. Diameter 4.3 metres. Earthwork and single orthostat wall 1.3 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Internal area 14.51 square metres. Very dense heather and gorse.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 644 767
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67NW236
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/229/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28689
  • Pastscape: 442623

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Adam, N., 1979, Bellever (Report - Survey). SDV347718.

At SX64447672 a small circular structure has been built against a field wall. It has an internal diameter of 1.8 meters, with no visible entrance.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 144289, 8/7/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle at SX64437672 forming part of a prehistoric stone hut circle settlement north of Bellever Tor. Diameter 4.3 metres. Earthwork and single orthostat wall 1.3 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Internal area 14.51 square metres. Very dense heather and gorse.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 44-5, fig 27.7 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Possible remains of a hut circle visible alongside the southern outer boundary of the enclosure. Other details: Map 27, 9.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Hut circle depicted on the digital survey layer.


English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 44-5, fig 27.7.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 144289, 8/7/1997.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94430 ]
SDV347718Report - Survey: Adam, N.. 1979. Bellever. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown.
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV27672Part of: Hut circle settlement north of Bellever Tor (Monument)
MDV5881Related to: Hut circle 380 metres north of Bellever Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7388 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7406 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7431 - Woodland Survey (1989-90) at Bellever, Soussons and other woodland parcels

Date Last Edited:Nov 5 2015 2:08PM