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HER Number:MDV5800
Name:Hut circle settlement at Black Tor, Shipley Bridge

Summary

Second of 3 hut enclosures at black tor, shipley bridge. North west of the first. Single hut; entrance uncertain. Vis=5/2/1957 (ancient monuments). Vis=14/4/1950 (os)vis=18/7/1977 (os). An enclosed homestead situated south-west of black tor.51m x 36m with double faced walling and a well defined entrance on the south side. Interior of enclosure has not been cleared. Hut is well preserved with internal diameter of 6m and a south facing entrance. Vis=est -/-/1978 (robinson, r. ). Pound- the wall is built of large granite boulders, about 0.5m high and 3m wide. Hut circle- in the upper half of the pound, with well preserved walls, definite hut platform 7m in diameter and a possible entrance to the south. Vis=enclosure with a central very clear hut circle on 1976 nmr ap with another possible hut circle and a possible hut circle attached to the external eastern wall (rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 679 633
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/93
  • Old SAM County Ref: 384
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV169285.

Second of 3 hut enclosures at black tor, shipley bridge. North west of the first. Single hut; entrance uncertain. Vis=5/2/1957 (ancient monuments). Vis=14/4/1950 (os)vis=18/7/1977 (os). An enclosed homestead situated south-west of black tor.51m x 36m with double faced walling and a well defined entrance on the south side. Interior of enclosure has not been cleared. Hut is well preserved with internal diameter of 6m and a south facing entrance. Vis=est -/-/1978 (robinson, r. ). Pound- the wall is built of large granite boulders, about 0.5m high and 3m wide. Hut circle- in the upper half of the pound, with well preserved walls, definite hut platform 7m in diameter and a possible entrance to the south. Vis=enclosure with a central very clear hut circle on 1976 nmr ap with another possible hut circle and a possible hut circle attached to the external eastern wall (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV169286.

Osa=sx66se32/sketch plan.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV169287.

Aph=nmr sx 68 63.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV169288.

Crossing, w. /guide to dartmoor/p369.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV169289.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1890 no 2278 10/12/1946.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV169290.

Des=parish checklist/south brent.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV169291.

Aph=nmr sx6763/2/56-57(8/4/1976).


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169285Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV169286Migrated Record:
SDV169287Aerial Photograph:
SDV169288Migrated Record:
SDV169289Aerial Photograph:
SDV169290Migrated Record:
SDV169291Aerial Photograph:
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #95965 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV19900Related to: Enclosure 170 meters south-west of Black Tor (Monument)
MDV5801Related to: Enclosure 300 meters south-west of Black Tor (Monument)
MDV79470Related to: Enclosure 50 meters south-west of Black Tor (Monument)
MDV25737Related to: Reave on Black Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 29 2013 2:32PM