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HER Number:MDV55490
Name:Hut in enclosure south-west of Shavercombe Tor

Summary

Gerrard's Hut f. Simple plan, earthwork and single orthostat walling type. Interior is 4.3m in diameter and is defined by a 1.8m wide wall standing up to 0.6m high. Enclosure wall abuts this hut.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 593 660
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/56/6
  • Old SAM County Ref: 496
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24230(P)
  • Old SAM Ref: 10682

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX56NE99, Hut B (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV148947.

(19/09/1950) Enclosure and three hut circles. Hut B. Diameter 6.0 metres. No visible entrance.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140481, 10/5/1995 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX 5937 6602) Hut f. One of six. The southernmost within the group. Simple plan, earthwork and single orthostat walling type. Interior is 4.3m in diameter and is defined by a 1.8m wide wall standing up to 0.6m high. Enclosure wall abuts this hut.
This is site no.102 952d in the National Trust Upper Plym inventory.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 123-4; fig 49.9. (Monograph). SDV137656.

Depicted by Butler.

Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 261-2/ 102.952d (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

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

Shown on the survey layer.

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

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. 123-4; fig 49.9..
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 261-2/ 102.952d.
SDV148947Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX56NE99. 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 140481, 10/5/1995.
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: #122009 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3346Part of: Enclosed settlement 100 metres south-west of Shavercombe Tor (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 15 2019 2:41PM