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HER Number:MDV5866
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, the most south-westerly of the huts within 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/26/5
  • Old SAM County Ref: 455
  • Old SAM Ref: 28686

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. Huts are in very poor condition. One of 8 within an 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 (e)
Loacted 14 metres west of hut (d). Approximately 4.5 metres in diameter, probable hut circle, very ruined, covered by whortleberries and moss. Largest stone (in place) 0.65 by 0.3 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.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 144254 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement known as Kraps Ring.
Diameter 4.5 metres. Single orthostat wall 0.8 metres wide, 0.5 metres high. Internal area 15.89 metres. Northern half disturbed. Not very good survival. Enclosed.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 43-4; fig 27.6 (Monograph). SDV219155.


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

Hut circle (3) at SX 64407811. A ring of boulders, with internal diameter of 4.0 metres.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Circular feature visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 43-4; fig 27.6.
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).
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 144254.
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.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96134 ]
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)
MDV5864Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV5865Related 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)
MDV5867Related to: Hut circle within Kraps Ring, Bellever (Monument)
MDV59146Related 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 12:18PM