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HER Number:MDV55414
Name:Hut in wall of enclosure south of Hentor Farm

Summary

Hut is 4.4m in diameter with walls 1.2m wide and 0.3m high and an entrance in the east (2002 survey).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 589 653
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 78
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/159/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 10694
  • Old SAM Ref: 24230(P)
  • Pastscape: 438723

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX56NE78, Hut B (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV163730.

SX 5898 6538 Hut B; one of a group six described by the Ordnance Survey as having average diameters of 7.5 metres, walling of large stones from which turf has been largely denuded reaching the approximate height of 0.5 metres. Entrances all to the south-east.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1979, SX56NE78 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV363230.

No further information.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140418, 01/05/1995 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX 5898 6538) Hut A. One of 7 hut circles forming part of a partially enclosed settlement. Simple plan and double orthostat walling type. Interior is 4.6m in diameter and the surrounding 1.1m wide wall stands up to 0.5m high. Doorway survives as a clearly defined gap in the wall and faces w. This building is butted by the enclosure wall.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 123; Fig 49.8. (Monograph). SDV137656.

Depicted by Butler.

Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 148-51/ 102.518c (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

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

(22/03/2002) SX 5898 6539. Hut is 4.4m in diameter with walls 1.2m wide and 0.3m high and an entrance in the east.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Clearly visible on the aerial photography.

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. 123; Fig 49.8..
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 148-51/ 102.518c.
SDV163730Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX56NE78. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. Hut B.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140418, 01/05/1995.
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #122031 ]
SDV363230Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1979. SX56NE78. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV3482Part of: Partial enclosure with huts south of Hentor Farm (Monument)
MDV55415Related to: Hut in wall of enclosure south of Hentor Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 4 2019 11:22AM