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HER Number:MDV6137
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Gidleigh


Hut circles on buttern hill. One of 11.


Grid Reference:SX 656 884
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/22
  • Old SAM County Ref: 881E
  • Old SAM Ref: 34479

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=30/7/1974 (os). An outstanding example of a hut in good condition. The hut forms one of a group centred on buttern hill with an associated field system extending for 200m along the eastern side. See sx68ne/18 for full details on huts and associated field system (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275346.

Hut circles on buttern hill. One of 11.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV275347.

Vis=2/3/1971 (ancient monuments) wall stones preserved on s side but n side largely turf covered.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275349.

Not visible on raf 1947 photos (rchm app 1985).

AM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275352.

Part of a cozxial field system, prehistoric settlements and cairns on 'buttern hill'. The monument also includes a length of the 'bradford leat' (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275353.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275354.

Des=os 6" (1906)89ne.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275355.

Des=ancient monuments/(21/1/2004)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV275346Migrated Record:
SDV275347Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV275349Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV275352Migrated Record: AM.
SDV275353Migrated Record:
SDV275354Migrated Record:
SDV275355Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 10:06AM