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HER Number:MDV53389
Name:Hut circle south of enclosure at Tory Brook Head

Summary

Badly damaged hut circle measuring 4-5 metres in diameter lying south of the eastern enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 586 633
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/23/14
  • Old SAM Ref: 10793(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133404, 18/5/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed settlement. Terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 6.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1 metre wide wall standing up to 0.3 metres high. A north-east facing gap in the surrounding wall may represent an original doorway.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 166-9, Map 51.9 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Butler's Hut Circle 10; badly damaged hut measuring 4.0 metres in diameter.


Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J., 2002, Plym Valley survey (Report - Survey). SDV350782.

Unenclosed hut at SX 58606332. A crude circle of boulders 0.3 metres high enclosing an area 4.8 metres north-south by 4.0 metres.

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 133404, 18/5/1993.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 166-9, Map 51.9.
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #94633 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2425Related to: Eastern enclosure and hut circles north of Tory Brook Head (Monument)
MDV2432Related to: hut circle north of Tory Brook Head (Monument)
MDV2431Related to: Hut circle north of Tory Brook Head (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 18 2015 1:24PM