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HER Number:MDV78981
Name:Hut circle associated with enclosure, Dockwell Ridge

Summary

Hut circle within 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

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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 is touching the inside of the pound wall on the west and has an internal diameter of 6.0 meters and a definite hut platform. It is mainly bilberry-covered and the walls remain to a height of 0.5 meters and are 2.3 meters wide.


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

Butler describes this feature as hut circle 6 (3.8 meters in diameter) and shows it incorporated into the wall of the enclosure and including a small annex on the south-western side. 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: #105787 ]
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)
MDV78980Related 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:Mar 8 2013 10:50AM