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HER Number:MDV78911
Name:Hut circle in settlement north-east of Shipley Tor


Ruinous hut circle; one of a pair of huts within enclosure north-east of Shipley Tor.


Grid Reference:SX 688 633
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age enclosure with hut circles north east of Shipley Tor

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 441797
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, CPE/UK 1890, 2278 (Aerial Photograph). SDV140289.

Royal Air Force, 1948, RAF/CPE/UK/2494, 4042-3 (Aerial Photograph). SDV147533.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950 - 1977, SX66SE18 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV171033.

Hut circle A (at SX68816338); a hut platform 7.0 meters in diameter and devoid of stone.

Robinson, R., 1977, Settlement north-east of Shipley Tor (Worksheet). SDV171034.

Large hut circle measuring 7.0 meters in diameter with a possible entrance to the south-east.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140289Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. CPE/UK 1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2278.
SDV147533Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1948. RAF/CPE/UK/2494. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4042-3.
SDV171033Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950 - 1977. SX66SE18. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV171034Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1977. Settlement north-east of Shipley Tor. South Brent Parish Checklist. Digital.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105718 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5812Part of: Settlement north-east of Shipley Tor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV78910Related to: Hut circle in settlement north-east of Shipley Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 2 2020 1:51PM