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HER Number:MDV66364
Name:Hut circle within Outer Huccaby Ring, Dartmoor Forest


Hut measures 6.0 metres by 3 metres, with an earthwork wall 1.3 metres wide, 0.8 metres high. The hut is butted to the enclosure. The wall survives as an earthwork with protruding stones.


Grid Reference:SX 655 744
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/20/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 34462
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157136 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Visited in 2002. Stone hut circle within Outer Huccaby Ring.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 56, Map 28, Figure28.2 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Hut circle of circa 4.0 metres diameter against the north wall of 'Outer Huccaby Ring'.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping (Aerial Photograph). SDV321648.

Visible on aerial photograph.

Environment Agency WMS, 2019, LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution), 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362956.

Visible on Lidar data.

Historic England, 2022, National Heritage List for England, 1021050 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364675.

Adjoining the inner face of the northern bank of Outer Huccaby Ring is a stone hut circle.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 56, Map 28, Figure28.2.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157136.
SDV321648Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Millennium Map 1999-2000 Getmapping. Millennium Map. Photograph (Digital).
SDV362956Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 2019. LiDAR DTM data (1m resolution), 2019. Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital.
SDV364675National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2022. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1021050.

Associated Monuments

MDV6397Part of: Outer Huccaby Ring, north of Huccaby Tor, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV25984Related to: Leat supplying Brimpts Tin Mines (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8634 - Brimpts Farm, Duchy Farms Survey
  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:Jul 17 2022 9:52AM