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HER Number:MDV79015
Name:Hut circle in enclosure 100 meters south of Rider's Rings

Summary

Hut circle built into the perimeter wall of enclosure 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

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66SE9 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV145618.

Hut circle E measures 6.0 meters in diameter and abuts onto the western edge of the enclosure. (It is not clear on the Ordnance Survey card which hut is which but this is likely to be hut E).


Robinson, R., 1978, Settlement south of Rider's Rings (Worksheet). SDV145620.

This hut circle (1) interrupts the pound walls of enclosure A. It has low, overgrown walls 2.0 meters wide and measures 6.0 meters in diameter internally.


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

SDV145618Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66SE9. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
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: #105819 ]
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV26431Part of: Enclosure 100 metres south of Rider's Rings (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2013 12:43PM