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HER Number:MDV62338
Name:Hut circle in reave system on Horridge Common

Summary

Hut circle in parallel reave system on the south-east edge of Horridge Common; one of a group of four huts. This large hut lies close to MDV62337, in a neighbouring strip of land and has an entrance on its south-east side. Diameter 7.7 metres, double orthostat wall 1.2 metres wide, 1.35 metres high. A 184 degree facing gap may represent a doorway. Wall up to three courses high. Covered in grass and bracken. Hawthorn next to west wall.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 757 743
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/6/11
  • Old SAM Ref: 28774
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 46; figure 6.1, Map 6 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Butler’s hut circle 3 measures 7.8 metres in diameter and lies close to hut 2 in a neighbouring strip of land. It has an entrance on the south-east side.


Gerrard, S., 1999, Survey on Halshanger Common, MPP 152319 (Report - Survey). SDV290796.

Stone hut circle within coaxial fields on Horridge Common. Diameter 7.7 metres, double orthostat wall 1.2 metres wide, 1.35 metres high. A 184 degree facing gap may represent a doorway. Wall up to three courses high. Covered in grass and bracken. Hawthorn next to west wall.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Hut circle depicted on the modern mapping.


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 four hut circles within an enclosed neighbourhood cluster associated within the southern section of the reave system on Horridge Common. Condition is stable but affected by bracken. SX75718 74353.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV290796Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1999. Survey on Halshanger Common. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. MPP 152319.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 46; figure 6.1, Map 6.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96979 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 58.

Associated Monuments

MDV62335Related to: Hut circle in reave system on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV62336Related to: Hut circle in reave system on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV62337Related 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 3:34PM