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HER Number:MDV62327
Name:Hut circle on northern sector of Horridge Common

Summary

Hut measures 6.6 metres in diameter, with double orthostat walls 0.8 metres high. Doorway on the south-eastern side. A second large slab lying within the entrance probably represents a fallen jamb from the east side. Butted by field walls.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 757 748
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/136/1
  • 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., MPP 152308, 1/4/1999 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle within coaxial fields on Horridge Common. Diameter 6.6 metres. Double orthostat wall 0.8 metres high. 168 degree facing gap denoted by a large orthostat on west may represent a doorway. A second large slab lying within the entrance probably represents a fallen jamb from the east side. Butted by field walls. Covered with grass, bracken and gorse with hawthorn trees.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 47; figure 6.2. (Monograph). SDV299725.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, figure 21 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Hut circle on northern sector of Horridge Common. A hut circle, one of two sited just south of the Bagtor Wood enclosure. Two door jambs survive in situ on the south-east side. Conditions is stable but gorse covered. SX75763 74858

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. MPP 152308, 1/4/1999.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 47; figure 6.2..
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. figure 21. [Mapped feature: #96968 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV62341Related to: Hut circle in Bagtor Wood (Monument)
MDV112759Related to: Hut circle on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV25838Related to: Hut circle on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV25747Related to: Parallel Reave System on Horridge Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 1 2019 4:01PM