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HER Number:MDV5805
Name:Hut circle within enclosure north-west of Dockwell


Roughly circular hut circle within enclosure north-west of Dockwell.


Grid Reference:SX 692 645
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age hut circle settlement 400 metres west of Dockwell Hole, comprising a sub-circular enclosure with at least three internal hut circles and further external huts

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/97/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951 - 1979, SX66SE12 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV169282.

Hut A is a double-walled type, with turf and bracken covered walls and interior and measures 7.5 meters in diameter. There is a probable entrance on the south-east side. The hut is within the enclosure at the southern end. 6/7/1951
Hut circle at SX69296458 with levelled interior measuring 4.5 meters in diameter. There is no obvious entrance. 26/7/1979

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1457, 383-384 (Aerial Photograph). SDV172921.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Hut visible on National Monuments Record 1979 aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169282Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951 - 1979. SX66SE12. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV172921Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1457. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 383-384.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #95976 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5804Part of: Settlement 400 metres north-west of Dockwell Hole (Monument)
MDV5806Related to: Hut circle within enclosure north-west of Dockwell (Monument)
MDV13257Related to: Hut circle within enclosure north-west of Dockwell (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 19 2013 2:01PM