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HER Number:MDV5650
Name:UNENCLOSED HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT in the Parish of Sheepstor


Vis=2/11/1950 (os) tumuli (sites of) no information as to the type, construction or dimensions of these barrows could be found.


Grid Reference:SX 575 665
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/45
  • Old SAM Ref: 10598

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=8/6/1974 (grinsell) group of nine or more roughly circular flat areas on sw slope of hill, on os "sites of tumuli" resemble hut sites; but breton stated that they "were originally large cairns".

Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV220654.

Vis=ten hut circles appear to be visible. Two have already been incorporated within enclosure sx56ne/423.

Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV220655.

Vis=two hut circles are attached to the exterior walls of a circular enclosure which lacks its full circuit on the south side. Sx57536654. A third hut circle is the west of this group at sx57506653.

Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV220656.

Vis=two hut circles are within a partitioned enclosure with two elements. One incorporated into the central division, the other freestanding within the western element. Sx57456650.

Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV220657.

Vis=one hut circle attached to northwest exterior of oval enclosure at sx57516645. One hut circle adjacent to the enclosure on east side at sx57536646. One hut circle to southwest of enclosure at sx57486644.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV220658.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV220659.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)166.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV220660.

Breton, h. H. / /beautiful dartmoor/(1914)59.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV220661.

Aph=nmr sx5766/1/421-423(8/4/1976).

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=2/11/1950 (os) tumuli (sites of) no information as to the type, construction or dimensions of these barrows could be found.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV220654Report - Survey:
SDV220655Report - Survey:
SDV220656Report - Survey:
SDV220657Report - Survey:
SDV220658Migrated Record:
SDV220659Migrated Record:
SDV220660Migrated Record:
SDV220661Aerial Photograph:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 11:02AM