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HER Number:MDV7531
Name:Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington

Summary

One of six hut circles within the Prehistoric settlement to the west of Emsworthy Rocks

Location

Grid Reference:SX 747 770
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and surviving stone walls of a Bronze age settlement on Haytor Down comprising at least five hut circles, enclosures and remains of a field system

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/89/2
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1944, SX7477, 3 (Aerial Photograph). SDV299003.

Photograph taken on 14th April 1977.


National Monuments Record, 1980, NMR SF1746, 1 (Aerial Photograph). SDV294996.

Photograph taken on 14th April 1977.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Second of four hut circles on north-west slope. Discernable entrance. Visible on aerial photograph and recorded.


Everett, C., 1988, Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features, HD77, Map 6 (Report - Survey). SDV359684.

One of five hut circles at Prehistoric site.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 17-18, Figure 1.1, Map 1 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Hut 3 of 6 metres diameter built against the downhill side of the bank.


Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 11, Figures 2 and 6 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

One of six hut circles within the Prehistoric settlement to the west of Emsworthy Rocks.


Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Hut circle shown on survey.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Hut circle clearly visible on aerial photograph.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Hut circle marked on modern mapping.


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, 445111, SX77NW33 (Website). SDV359354.

A clearly defined hut circle incorporated into the cross junction of two field banks. The hut has a level interior with a 0.7 metre backscarp and and internal diameter of 6.1 metres. The walls are turf-covered stones and slabs some still upright, with an average width of 0.9 metres and 0.6 metres high. The entrance is not clear though there is a breach on the north side.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV294996Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1980. NMR SF1746. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1.
SDV299003Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1944. SX7477. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 3.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 17-18, Figure 1.1, Map 1.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 11, Figures 2 and 6.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #102447 ]
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 445111, SX77NW33.
SDV359684Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1988. Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features. HD77, Map 6.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV7529Part of: Prehistoric Settlement north-west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116217Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116220Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116221Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116223Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV7530Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Settlement west of Emsworthy Rocks, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Aug 26 2016 3:49PM