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HER Number:MDV61314
Name:Hut circle in Assycombe Hill settlement, Dartmoor Forest


Hut circle in the settlement south of Assycombe Hill and to the north of Statts Bridge


Grid Reference:SX 666 814
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX68SE20
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/92/4
  • Old SAM Ref: 28744
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1952, SX68SE20, SX68SE20 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV258578.

Fleming, A., 1979, The Dartmoor Reaves. Boundary Patterns and Behaviour Patterns in the Second Millennium BC, 128, Figure 5 (Article in Serial). SDV258579.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152150 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Visited on 10th June 1999. Hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 920 metres north of Statts Bridge.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 35-36, Map 26, Figure 26.2 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Hut circle at Assycombe Hill South settlement of 3 to 3.5 metres diameter.

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

Hut circle shown on survey.

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

Visible on aerial photograph.

Historic England, 2022, National Heritage List for England, 1019224 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364675.

The settlement includes 18 stone hut circles.

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. 35-36, Map 26, Figure 26.2.
SDV258578Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1952. SX68SE20. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. SX68SE20.
SDV258579Article in Serial: Fleming, A.. 1979. The Dartmoor Reaves. Boundary Patterns and Behaviour Patterns in the Second Millennium BC. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 37. Paperback Volume. 128, Figure 5.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152150.
SDV345521Cartographic: 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: #136614 ]
SDV364675National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2022. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1019224.

Associated Monuments

MDV6676Part of: Hut circle settlement south of Assycombe Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2022 9:21AM