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HER Number:MDV79013
Name:Hut circle within enclosure south of Rider's Rings

Summary

One of two hut circles within an enclosure on Brent Moor, south of Rider's Rings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 640
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 consisting of three enclosures with associated hut circles south of the Rider’s Rings settlement on Zeal Plain, South Brent

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, Settlement south of Rider's Rings (Worksheet). SDV145620.

This hut circle (4) has a clear hut platform and low walls and an obscured central area, due to fallen stone. Internal diameter of the circle is approximately 4.0 – 5.0 meters.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 143 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Other details: Map 57, 13.


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

Hut circle visible on aerial photography of the area.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145620Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1978. Settlement south of Rider's Rings. 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. 143.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105817 ]
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV79011Part of: Settlement 190 meters south of Rider's Rings (Monument)
MDV79012Related to: Hut circle within enclosure south of Rider's Rings (Monument)
MDV5775Related to: Settlement 175 meters south of Rider's Rings (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 18 2012 1:31PM