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HER Number:MDV5862
Name:Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever

Summary

Stone hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement known as Kraps Ring, one of the main group of huts within the south-western section of the enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 644 781
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/26/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 455

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Crossing, W., 1912 (1965), Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor, 469 (Monograph). SDV320981.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX67NW30 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV262461.

Pound and hut circles. Hut circles in very poor condition. One of 8 within the enclosure.


Royal Air Force, 1951, RAF/540/483, 3046-7 (24/4/1951) (Aerial Photograph). SDV262462.


Turner, J. R., 1976, Ancient Monuments on Forestry Commission Land. Fernworthy and Bellever (Report - non-specific). SDV351823.

Bellever Lakehead (5.A) Hut circle (a)
Diameter approximately 3.5 metres, hut circle on a platform site. Single ring of stones badly damaged on north and east side, largest stone 0.9 by 0.2 by 0.7 metres above the ground.


Dartmoor National Park Authority + Forestry Commission + Dartmoor Preservation Association, 1976, Conservation of Ancient Monuments. The Report of a Working Party (Report - non-specific). SDV248248.

Bellever Lakehead 5.A (see 1976 Field Report for full details).


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

Visible on Royal Air Force 1951 aerial photograph.


Newman , P., 1993, RCHME Field Investigation at Lakehead Hill (Report - Survey). SDV262456.

Hut circle (6) at SX 64437812. This disturbed hut survives only as a circular mound of turf-covered stone 5.3 metres diameter by 0.4 metres high. A single orthostat remains in place standing to 0.6 metres.


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

Hut circle is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV248248Report - non-specific: Dartmoor National Park Authority + Forestry Commission + Dartmoor Preservation Association. 1976. Conservation of Ancient Monuments. The Report of a Working Party. Dartmoor National Park Authority Field Report. A4 Bound.
SDV262456Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1993. RCHME Field Investigation at Lakehead Hill. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field Investigation. Unknown.
SDV262461Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX67NW30. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV262462Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1951. RAF/540/483. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3046-7 (24/4/1951).
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.
SDV320981Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1912 (1965). Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 469.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96123 ]
SDV351823Report - non-specific: Turner, J. R.. 1976. Ancient Monuments on Forestry Commission Land. Fernworthy and Bellever. Dartmoor National Park Authority Field Report. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV5861Part of: Kraps Ring enclosed hut circle settlement (Monument)
MDV5868Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV59146Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV59148Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5927Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5865Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5867Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7388 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7406 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7431 - Woodland Survey (1989-90) at Bellever, Soussons and other woodland parcels

Date Last Edited:Aug 13 2013 12:40PM