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HER Number:MDV57081
Name:Hut circle 400 metres south-west of Yellowmeade Farm, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Isolated hut circle 400 metres south-west of Yellowmeade Farm abutting the field wall

Location

Grid Reference:SX 564 738
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57SE18
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/373
  • Old SAM Ref: 28778(P)
  • Pastscape: 440074

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 152377 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 11th June 1999. A stone hut circle 400 metres south-west of Yellowmeade Farm.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 14-18, Map 44 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Isolated hut circle shown to the south-west of Yellowmeade Farm.

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

Visible on aerial photograph.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 440074, SX57SE18 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investigation on 7th February 1980. At SX 56457388 a ruined hut abuts the newtake
wall. It is visible as a bank of foundation stone 0.2 metres high and 1.2 metres wide with no trace of an entrance. The internal diameter is 5.0 metres.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1019576 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

The monument includes a stone hut circle at SX 56453 73891 situated on a gentle west facing slope overlooking the valley of the River Walkham. The interior of the stone hut circle measures 4.4 metres in diameter and is surrounded by a 1 metres wide single orthostatic wall standing up to 0.55 metres high.

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. 14-18, Map 44.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152377.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #129333 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 440074, SX57SE18.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1019576.

Associated Monuments

MDV5028Related to: Hut circle 240 metres south-west of Yellowmeade Farm, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV61932Related to: Hut circle 240 metres south-west of Yellowmeade Farm, Drtmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 23 2021 11:29AM