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HER Number:MDV55245
Name:Hut Circle (12) north-east of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (D), Sheepstor

Summary

Unenclosed Hut Circle (12) to the north-east of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (D)

Location

Grid Reference:SX 595 671
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/578
  • Old SAM Ref: 24104

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 133436 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 12th March 1993. Stone hut circle forms part of a cluster of Neolithic and Bronze Age settlement and ritual features including 5 enclosures, a large number of associated stone hut circles, 3 stone alignments and at least 22 cairns. Terraced into the hillslope and of the simple plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior measures 8 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.2 metre wide wall standing up to 0.4 metres high.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 128, Figure 49.13, Map 49 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Feature (12) shown as two partial hut circles and a cairn. This southern feature is portrayed as a half circle open to the north.


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

Semi-circular feature shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 128, Figure 49.13, Map 49.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 133436.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #112932 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV55247Related to: Cairn part of feature (12) north-east of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (D), Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV3443Related to: Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (D), Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV55246Related to: Hut Circle north-east of Drizzlecombe Prehistoric Enclosure (D), Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 17 2018 9:11AM