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HER Number:MDV55447
Name:Hut within field system south-east of Hentor Farm

Summary

Hut within historic field system south-east of Hentor Farm. Hut measures 4.0 metres in diameter with walls 1.1 metres wide and 0.3 metres high. Some internal facing. Associated with MDV55446 that appear to have been attached to the boundary of a partial remains of an enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 590 654
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/161/3
  • 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

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140437 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

18/05/1995 (SX 5906 6548) Hut C. Simple plan, single orthostat and earthwork walling type. Is 4m in diameter and the surrounding 1.2m wide wall stands up to 0.4m high.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 122-3; fig 49.8. (Monograph). SDV137656.

Depicted by Butler within field south-east of Hentor House.

Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 155-8/102.533d (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

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

(22/03/2002) SX 5905 6548. 4.0m in diameter with walls 1.1m wide and 0.3m high. Some internal facing.

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

A few scattered stones are visible on the aerial photography but no clear circle could be identified.

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. 122-3; fig 49.8..
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 155-8/102.533d.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140437.
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #122115 ]
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV3481Related to: Fragmentary enclosure with huts north-west of Hen Tor (Monument)
MDV55446Related to: Hut within field system south-east 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 1:14PM