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HER Number:MDV5813
Name:Hut Circle north of Corringdon Ball field system, South Brent


Prehistoric hut circle on north side of Corringdon Ball field system


Grid Reference:SX 671 607
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and surviving stone-walls of Bronze Age parallel reaves, field system and hut circles on Corringdon Ball and Treeland Downs, Bronze Age hut circles and medieval settlement at Newland's Brakes and pillow mounds on south side of Corringdon Ball

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE19
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 441800
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/103
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs, 2494 4077-8 (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Photograph taken on 11th March 1948.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950/1979, SX66SE19 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV170983.

(13/04/1950) At SX 67106078. Hut circle, 7.5 metres in diameter, in poor condition.
(11/07/1979) At SX 67096079 is a well preserved hut of Type II set slightly into a south slope. Its internal diameter measures 5.3 metres with walling 2.0 metres thick and 0.5 metres high, now turf-covered. The entrance 2.0 metres wide is on the south side. The hut is at the junction of three field walls, which are evidently of subsequent construction. (See SX 66 NE 116) for
plan and comment on Corringdon 'reave'.
Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD.

National Monuments Record, 1977, NMR SX6660, 4/362-5 (Aerial Photograph). SDV176911.

Photograph taken on 20th May 1977.

National Monuments Record, 1980, SF1743, 51-5 (Aerial Photograph). SDV174615.

Photograph taken on 9th April 1980.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Hut circle attached to the outside corner of a parallel reave system, visible on 1977 and 1980 aerial photographs.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 87-9, Map 56, Figure 56.5 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Hut circle shown on northern boundary of 'Corringdon Ball field system' at the northern end of a field boundary.

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

Visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV170983Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950/1979. SX66SE19. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV174615Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1980. SF1743. 51-5.
SDV176911Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. NMR SX6660. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4/362-5.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 87-9, Map 56, Figure 56.5.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). 2494 4077-8.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #128056 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV26434Related to: Hut circle on north boundary of Corringdon Ball field system. South Brent (Monument)
MDV26435Related to: Hut circle on north side of Corringdon Ball field system, South Brent (Monument)
MDV13258Related to: Hut circle south-west of Corringdon Ball, South Brent (Monument)
MDV5815Related to: Hut Circle within a small plot to north-east of Corringdon Ball, South Brent (Monument)
MDV13291Related to: PARALLEL REAVE SYSTEM in the Parish of South Brent, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV129580Related to: Small plot surrounding hut circle to north-east of Corringdon Ball, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 17 2022 12:24PM