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HER Number:MDV62333
Name:Hut circle in reave system on Horridge Common

Summary

Poorly preserved hut circle in reave system on Horridge Common, in the corner of a field; probably attached to field wall. Diameter 4.0 metres, single orthostat wall 0.9 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. Covered in grass, bracken and gorse. Next to eroding track. Probably butted to field wall.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 756 744
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 445196
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/6/6
  • Old SAM Ref: 28774
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Hut circle faintly visible on the aerial photography. Map object based on this source.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 47; figure 6.1, Map 6 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Butler’s hut circle 8 measures 4.5 metres in diameter. Only the lowest course of this hut survives in the corner of a field.


Gerrard, S., 1999, Survey on Halshanger Common, MPP 152314 (Report - Survey). SDV290796.

Stone hut circle within coaxial fields on Horridge Common. Diameter 4.0 metres, single orthostat wall 0.9 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. Covered in grass, bracken and gorse. Next to eroding track. Probably butted to field wall.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Hut circle faintly visible on the aerial photography. Map object based on this source.


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

Hut circle in reave system on Horridge Common. One of a neighbourhood group of seven huts located within the reave system on Horridge Common. Condition is stable. SX75660 74460.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV290796Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1999. Survey on Halshanger Common. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. MPP 152314.
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 6.1, Map 6.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 58.

Associated Monuments

MDV62332Related to: Hut circle in reave system on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV62334Related to: Hut circle in reave system 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:Mar 11 2019 3:21PM