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HER Number:MDV6139
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Gidleigh


Hut circles on buttern hill. One of 11.


Grid Reference:SX 654 888
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/24
  • Old SAM County Ref: 881G
  • 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). One of a group of thirteen identifiable hut circles with an associated field system, extending for 200m along the eastern side of buttern hill. Entrances, where discernible, occur on the south and south east sides. Condition generally good. See sx68ne/18 for full details on huts and associated field system (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275418.

Hut circles on buttern hill. One of 11.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV275419.

Vis=2/3/1971 (ancient monuments) ruinous, entrance on s side. Walls made of small granite boulders. Traces of field banks.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275421.

Visible on raf 1947 ap (rchm app 1985).

AM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275424.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275425.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV275426.

Aph=raf cpe/uk 2082/4475-6(19/5/1947).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275427.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275428.

Des=os 6" (1906)89ne.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275429.

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.
SDV275418Migrated Record:
SDV275419Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV275421Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV275424Migrated Record: AM.
SDV275425Migrated Record:
SDV275426Aerial Photograph:
SDV275427Migrated Record:
SDV275428Migrated Record:
SDV275429Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 10:06AM