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HER Number:MDV78980
Name:Hut circle associated with enclosure, Dockwell Ridge

Summary

Hut circle either incoperated into boundary wall of enclosure on Dockwell Ridge or just outside of enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 684 639
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age settlement on Dockwell Ridge, comprising enclosures with associated hut circles

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Robinson, R., 1978, Woolholes enclosed hut groups (Dockwell Ridge) (Worksheet). SDV145074.

This hut circle has an internal diameter of 5.5 meters and walls surviving to a height of 0.5 meters, 2.3 meters wide. The entrance to the enclosure may be located just to the south of this circle.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 109-110 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Butler describes this as hut circle 8 and also identifies another circle with annex adjoining it which is within the enclosure. This second hut circle is not apparent from any other source. Other details: Map 57, 9.


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

Hut circle visible on 2010 aerial photography.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145074Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1978. Woolholes enclosed hut groups (Dockwell Ridge). South Brent Parish Checklist. Digital.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 109-110.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105786 ]
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV5713Part of: Small enclosure with hut circles on Dockwell Ridge (Monument)
MDV78981Related to: Hut circle associated with enclosure, Dockwell Ridge (Monument)
MDV78983Related to: Hut circle within enclosure, Dockwell Ridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 18 2012 2:41PM