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HER Number:MDV78984
Name:Hut circle associated with enclosure on Dockwell Ridge

Summary

Hut circle with entrance to the south-east lying on the perimeter of a roughly square enclosure cut by or cutting larger enclosure to the south-west.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 683 639
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 circle measures 5.0 meters in internal diameter and has no clear entrance. It is fairly well-preserved, with walls remaining to between 0.5 – 1.0 meter in height and a definite hut platform can be seen.


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

Hut circle lies on the perimeter of the enclosure with a clear entrance on the south-eastern side, leading into the enclosure. Circle measures 4.4 meters in diameter. Other details: Map 57, 9.


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

Hut circle visible on the 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: #105790 ]
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV25711Part of: Partial enclosure on Dockwell Ridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 8 2013 10:51AM