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HER Number:MDV62326
Name:Hut Circle on Horridge Common

Summary

Hut circle, 7.4 metres diameter attached to a small, isolated rectangular enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 751 752
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • MPP Archaeological Item Dataset: 152305
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/254
  • Old SAM Ref: 28774
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., 152305 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visit 1st April 1999. Hut circle, 7.4 metres diameter. Earthwork and single orthostat wall, 1.5 metres wide, 0.35 metres high. Appears to be butted by walls. Vegetation: grass and bracken.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 40, Fig. 5.1 (Monograph). SDV299725.


Newman, P., 2013, An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon, 8, Table 1 (Report - Assessment). SDV356396.

Hut circle attached to a small, isolated rectangular enclosure. Stable condition. Vegetation: short grassland and gorse.


Newman, P., 2013, Halshanger Sites Visited and Confirmed (Report - Survey). SDV351113.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 58 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Hut circle on Horridge Common
Turf covered hut circle on the SE slope of Rippon Tor. Built into the corner of a small rectangular enclosure (MDV106561) which is itself attached to a reave. Condition is stable. SX75160 75250


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, RT8 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited January 2019. Really hard to locate. Gorse, molinia, bracken and bramble encroachment. Photos X 2 taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, RT8 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited January 2019. Photos X 2 taken 1) looking north east 2) looking east

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 152305.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 40, Fig. 5.1.
SDV351113Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2013. Halshanger Sites Visited and Confirmed. Digital.
SDV356396Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2013. An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Bound + Digital. 8, Table 1.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 58. [Mapped feature: #116165 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT8.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT8.

Associated Monuments

MDV25747Related to: Parallel Reave System on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV106561Related to: Rectangular Enclosure on Horridge Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6433 - Assessment of Halsanger Common, Horridge Common and Rippon Tor
  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2019 3:42PM