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HER Number:MDV6141
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Gidleigh


Vis=2/3/1971 (ancient monuments) hut circles on buttern hill. One of 11.


Grid Reference:SX 654 891
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/26
  • Old SAM County Ref: 881I
  • 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 making up an un-nucleated settlement. It is situated within an area of 200m along the east side of buttern hill, between 1100 and 1300 ft. Entrances where discernible for the huts occur on the south and south east sides. See sx68ne/18 for full details of the huts and associated field system (os).

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV273467.

Vis=2/3/1971 (ancient monuments) hut circles on buttern hill. One of 11.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV273469.

Just visible in raf 1947 ap (rchm app 1985).

AM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV273472.

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 (Aerial Photograph). SDV273473.

Aph=raf cpe/uk 2082/4385(19/5/1947).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV273474.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV273475.

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.
SDV273467Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV273469Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV273472Migrated Record: AM.
SDV273473Aerial Photograph:
SDV273474Migrated Record:
SDV273475Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 10:06AM