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HER Number:MDV79023
Name:Hut circle within enclosure west of Zeal Hill

Summary

One of two hut circles within enclosure west of Zeal Hill, may be an extension to the main hut circle.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 669 638
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Bronze Age enclosure with internal and external hut-circles to the east of Bala Brook on Brent Moor

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 on left bank of Bala Brook (Worksheet). SDV151020.

This hut circle (D) is shown on plan as being very close to the other internal hut circle and measures 5.0 meters in diameter, with walls 0.5 meters high.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 108 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Butler describes this feature as an annex of the main hut circle (1) within the enclosure. Measured to be 3.5 meters. Other details: Map 57, 8.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV151020Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1978. Settlement on left bank of Bala Brook. 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. 108.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105827 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13261Part of: Settlement west of Zeal Hill (Monument)
MDV79021Related to: Hut circle near enclosure west of Zeal Hill (Monument)
MDV79022Related to: Hut circle near enclosure west of Zeal Hill (Monument)
MDV79024Related to: Hut circle within enclosure west of Zeal Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 8 2013 11:21AM