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HER Number:MDV62341
Name:Hut circle in Bagtor Wood

Summary

A much ruined hut circle just inside the southern edge of Bagtor Wood at SX75840 74880. Although most of Bagtor Wood has now been felled, this hut lies within a small belt of conifers which remain standing. Condition is declining.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 758 748
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/6/14
  • 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 152322, 1/4/1999 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle within coaxial fields on Horridge Common at SX7584 7488. Measures 8.1 metres in diameter. Single orthostat, rubble and earthwork walls 1.4 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. Only parts of this hut survive. Four deciduous trees within the hut, one fallen within, two fallen across and one on the wall has uprooted parts of the wall as it has fallen. East and west sectors survive as stony wall, elsewhere it survives as a scarp.


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


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 58, figure 19 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

A much ruined hut circle just inside the southern edge of Bagtor Wood at SX75840 74880. Although most of Bagtor Wood has now been felled, this hut lies within a small belt of conifers which remain standing. Condition is declining.

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 152322, 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, fig 6.2.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 58, figure 19. [Mapped feature: #116171 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV112759Related to: Hut circle on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV62327Related to: Hut circle on northern sector of Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV112867Related to: Ovoid enclosure in former Bagtor Wood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 1 2019 3:54PM