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HER Number:MDV66667
Name:Hut circle 140 metres east of Cuckoo Rock

Summary

Measures 4.1 metres by 3.2 metres. Single orthostat wall 1.0 metres wide, 0.8 metres high. A 160 degree facing gap denoted on the west-south-west by two edge set slabs represents a doorway. Large earthfast boulder denotes the western wall of the hut. Grass and bracken cover noted.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 586 686
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/659/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 3469

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 157357, 27/3/2002 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle 140 metres east of Cuckoo Rock forming part of a prehistoric settlement.
SX 5860 6869 Measures 4.1 metres by 3.2 metres. Single orthostat wall 1.0 metres wide, 0.8 metres high. A 160 degree facing gap denoted on the west-south-west by two edge set slabs represents a doorway. Large earthfast boulder denotes the western wall of the hut. Grass and bracken cover noted.


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Visible on the aerial photography.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-DT26 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 07/2019. Heavy bracken cover. No recognizable hut circle discernable at the given grid. However the large earthfast boulder was visible Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-DT26 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 07/2019. Photo taken looking north west showing the large earthfast boulder on the west side of the site

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 157357, 27/3/2002.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #118598 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT26.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT26.

Associated Monuments

MDV66668Related to: Hut circle 125 metres east of Cuckoo Rock (Monument)
MDV66666Related to: Hut circle 190 metres east of Cuckoo Rock (Monument)
MDV66665Related to: Hut circle 215 metres east of Cuckoo Rock (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2019 4:54PM