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HER Number:MDV59183
Name:Small hut circle in Roundy Pound, Gidleigh

Summary

Small hut circle within Roundy Pound measuring 3.5 metres in diameter with a single orthostat wall 0.6 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Internal area measures 9.61 metres.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 663 868
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/9/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 28714.2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1956-1974, SX68NE14 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV274636.

A a small hut in the northern quadrant of the pound had been previously excavated and was not examined during the 1951-2 excavations (Ordnance Survey citing Kestor 1954 Interim Report).


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 149131, 27/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement within the Kestor coaxial field system. Measures 3.5 metres in diameter with a single orthostat wall 0.6 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Internal area measures 9.61 metres. Lies within the Roundy Pound (SX66388685).


Probert, S. A. J., 1991, Castor Parallel System (Plan - measured). SDV229808.

Depicted on plan.


Probert, S. A. J., 1991, Shovel Down Survey (Report - Survey). SDV359365.

The peripheral hut is less well preserved, possessing a partial circle of upright stones enclosing an area 2.8 metres in diameter. There is no obvious entrance.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

On the GIS layer; located at SX66388 86861.


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

Small hut circle visible on the modern aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV229808Plan - measured: Probert, S. A. J.. 1991. Castor Parallel System. 1:25,000. Digital.
SDV274636Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1956-1974. SX68NE14. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 149131, 27/4/1997.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96351 ]
SDV359365Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 1991. Shovel Down Survey. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Archaeological Survey. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV6118Related to: Large hut in Roundy Pound, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV6117Related to: Roundy Pound, Gidleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 12 2016 2:45PM