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HER Number:MDV6779
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 4 metres in diameter.

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/37/2
  • 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, 14/9/1951 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV242901.

Hut B (SX6383 8254). Double walled type turf-covered. Diameter 4.0 metres, wall width 1.25 metres, height 0.5m.


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


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 144202, 10/9/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut circle at SX63858254 forming part of a stone hut circle settlement 575 metres south of the Grey Wethers stone circles. Diameter 4 metres. Internal area 12.56 metres. Rubble wall 1 metre wide, 0.55 metres high. A large earth fast rock forms the north-east side of this hut.


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

Hut circle is 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. 14/9/1951.
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 144202, 10/9/1997.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #98655 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6777Part of: Hut circle settlement 730 metres south-east of Sittaford Tor (Monument)
MDV6778Related to: Hut in settlement south-east of Sittaford Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 28 2015 4:11PM