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HER Number:MDV6778
Name:Hut in settlement south-east of Sittaford Tor

Summary

One of a group of at least twenty unenclosed hut circles; a double walled type, turf-covered with an entrance on the south-east side. Measures 3.4 metres by 3 metres.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 638 825
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/37/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28681

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951, SX68SW18 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV242901.

Hut A (SX6382 8252). A double walled type turf-covered with entrance on south-east side. Diameter 4.5 metres, wall height 0.5 metres, width 1.25 metres.


Fletcher, M., 1990, Field Investigation; Hut Circle Settlement south-south-east of Grey Weathers (Report - Survey). SDV242905.

Depicted on mapping at SX63845 82556.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 144200, 10/9/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle at SX63828251 forming part of a stone hut circle settlement 575 metres south of the Grey Wethers. Measures 3.4 metres by 3 metres. Rubble wall 1.8 metres wide, 0.65 metres high. Internal area 10.2 metres. Orientated at 145 degrees. The door faces 120 degrees and is indicated by an edge set stone on the ne and loose rubble within the passage. Grass and rushes.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV242901Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX68SW18. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV242905Report - Survey: Fletcher, M.. 1990. Field Investigation; Hut Circle Settlement south-south-east of Grey Weathers. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Archaeological Survey. Unknown.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 144200, 10/9/1997.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #98645 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6777Part of: Hut circle settlement 730 metres south-east of Sittaford Tor (Monument)
MDV6779Related to: Hut in settlement south-east of Sittaford Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 27 2015 2:43PM