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HER Number:MDV66642
Name:Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement 150 metres south of 'Giant's Basin' Sheepstor

Summary

One of four hut circle within a Prehistoric enclosed settlement 150 metres south of the 'Giant's Basin'

Location

Grid Reference:SX 592 668
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/66/5
  • Old SAM Ref: 34470

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 157327 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 28th March 2008. Stone hut circle forming part of a Prehistoric enclosed settlement 150 metres south of the 'Giant's Basin'.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 127, Figure 49.12, Map 49 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Part of a possible hut circle against the northern boundary.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Feature visible on Lidar data.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Not shown on modern mapping.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 438632, SX56NE47 (Website). SDV360651.

An oval enclosure measuring 60 metres by 45 metres internally, and containing four stone hut circles. The enclosure is defined by an earthwork bank up to 0.7 metres high. The hut circles all survive as circular or oval banks. One has a visible doorway and another has an annexe.

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. 127, Figure 49.12, Map 49.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157327.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #112426 ]
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 438632, SX56NE47.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV3361Part of: Enclosed Hut Circle Settlement 120 metres south of 'Giants' Basin', Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV66639Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement 150 metres south of 'Giant's Basin' Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV66640Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement 150 metres south of 'Giant's Basin' Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV66641Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement 150 metres south of 'Giant's Basin' Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 13 2018 3:56PM