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HER Number:MDV66663
Name:Southern of two hut circles 530 metres south-east of Cuckoo Rock

Summary

Diameter measures 2.5 metres. Rubble wall 1.9 metres wide, 0.5 metres high. A 195 degree facing gap may represent a doorway. A length of walling leading from this doorway measures 2.8 metres long, 0.9 metres wide and 0.3 metres high and is formed by five set stones. Heather and grass cover noted in 2002 survey visit.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 589 684
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 308
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/658
  • Old SAM Ref: 34472
  • Pastscape: 1386458

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 157354, 27/3/2002 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Southern of two stone hut circles 530 metres south-east of Cuckoo Rock.
(SX 5894 6845) Diameter measures 2.5 metres. Rubble wall 1.9 metres wide, 0.5 metres high. A 195 degree facing gap may represent a doorway. A length of walling leading from this doorway measures 2.8 metres long, 0.9 metres wide and 0.3 metrse high and is formed by five set stones. Heather and grass cover noted.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 68-70, Map 47.6 (Monograph). SDV137656.


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

(Visited 01/08/2006) A curvilinear section of stony bank is all that remains of a probable enclosure with two associated hut circles, which has been truncated by medieval streamworks.


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.


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


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-DT30 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 07/2019. Covered in grass with heather on the stonework. Bracken encroaching on the west, north and east sides. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-DT30 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 07/2019 Photo taken looking north east to show the bracken encroachment

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. 68-70, Map 47.6.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 157354, 27/3/2002.
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.
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. [Mapped feature: #118605 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT30.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT30.

Associated Monuments

MDV66662Related to: Northern of two hut circles 530 metres south-east of Cuckoo Rock (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7382 - Condition Survey of the Cramber Tor Training Area
  • 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:Aug 6 2019 5:47PM