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HER Number:MDV66386
Name:Two possible huts in enclosure north-east of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine

Summary

The sites of two possible huts each built where the enclosure wall appears to deviate around one side are at SX 5933 6827 and SX 5931 6828.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 593 682
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 85
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/40/6
  • Old SAM County Ref: 1001
  • Old SAM Ref: 34467

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 69, Figure 47.6 (Monograph). SDV137656.


Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S., 1999, Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor areas in the Plym Valley, West Devon (Report - Survey). SDV346268.

(Visited 06/07/1999) A large enclosure (MDV4035) centred at SX 5930 6822 contains at least five hut circles (see related records) and the possible sites of two others. The western part of the enclosure is overlaid by a large, disused mine shaft and its spoil tips; also fragments of a leat and a wide flat rod trench occupy part of the interior.
The sites of two possible huts each built where the enclosure wall appears to deviate around one side are at SX 5933 6827 and SX 5931 6828.


Newman , P., 1999, Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine (Report - Survey). SDV352201.


Newman, P., 2007, Cramber Tor Training Area Monument Baseline Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV348210.

(01/08/2006) As described in 1999.


Probert, S., 2008, Follow-Up Works to Cramber Tor Archaeological Baseline Condition Survey, Dartmoor Training Area (Report - Survey). SDV351304.


Greeves, T., 2012, Cramber Tor Training Area. Monument Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV350251.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping attached to the northern side of the enclosure.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1013474 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Two enclosures and a length of the Eylesbarrow watershed reave 800 metres west-south-west of Eylesbarrow.


Probert, S. A. J., 2017, A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of the Cramber Tor Training Area, Devon, 2017 (Report - Survey). SDV360392.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 69, Figure 47.6.
SDV346268Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. + Newman, P. + Probert, S.. 1999. Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor areas in the Plym Valley, West Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Comb Bound. [Mapped feature: #121791 ]
SDV348210Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2007. Cramber Tor Training Area Monument Baseline Condition Survey. English Heritage. A4 Bound.
SDV350251Report - Survey: Greeves, T.. 2012. Cramber Tor Training Area. Monument Condition Survey. Tom Greeves Report. A4 Stapled.
SDV351304Report - Survey: Probert, S.. 2008. Follow-Up Works to Cramber Tor Archaeological Baseline Condition Survey, Dartmoor Training Area. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV352201Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 1999. Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine. English Heritage Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1013474.
SDV360392Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2017. A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of the Cramber Tor Training Area, Devon, 2017. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4035Part of: Enclosed Prehistoric Settlement north-east of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV3330Related to: Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66380Related to: Hut in enclosure north-east of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66381Related to: Hut in enclosure north-east of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66387Related to: Hut in enclosure north-east of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66388Related to: Hut in enclosure north-east of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV66389Related to: Hut in enclosure north-east of Eylesbarrow Tin Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6239 - Eylesbarrow (Ailsborough) Tin Mine
  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area
  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor
  • EDV6034 - Monument Condition Survey in Cramber Tor Training Area
  • EDV6152 - Follow-up Works to Threatened Sites in the Cramber Tor Training Area
  • EDV6153 - Monument Baseline Condition Survey in the Cramber Tor Training Area

Date Last Edited:Sep 13 2019 3:18PM