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HER Number:MDV62334
Name:Hut circle in reave system on Horridge Common

Summary

Substantial hut circle in reave system on Horridge Common; one of a number of huts in fairly close proximity to one another. Diameter 5.1 metres, double orthostat wall 2.0 metres wide, 1.0 metre high. Butted by field walls. Covered with bracken and grass.

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/6/7
  • 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 visible on the aerial photography.


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

Butler’s hut circle 7 measures 6.1metres in diameter and is a substantial building with walls 0.8 metres above the interior.


Gerrard, S., 1999, Survey on Halshanger Common, MPP 152315 (Report - Survey). SDV290796.

Stone hut circle within coaxial fields on Horridge Common. Diameter 5.1 metres, double orthostat wall 2.0 metres wide, 1.0 metre high. Butted by field walls. Covered with bracken and grass.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

Hut circle visible on the aerial photography.


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

Hut circle faintly visible on aerial photograph. Aligns with location visible on previous aerial photographs.


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. SX75690 74440.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV290796Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1999. Survey on Halshanger Common. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. MPP 152315.
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).
SDV345751Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96975 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 58.

Associated Monuments

MDV62333Related to: Hut circle in reave system on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV62332Related 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 3:22PM