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HER Number:MDV8052
Name:Hut circle in rectangular enclosure east-north-east of Rippon Tor.

Summary

A hut circle attached to a rectangular enclosure. The hut has much stone in situ, including large orthostats and the walls are thick. Measures 8.5 metres in diameter.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 751 757
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument 1002499: Huts and fields NE of Rippon Tor
  • SHINE: Earthworks and stone walls of a Bronze Age parallel reave system on Mountsland, Halshanger and Horridge Commons, comprising the remains of a field system, hut circle settlements, enclosures and cairns, and surface remains of 19th century Hemsworthy Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/9/2
  • Old SAM County Ref: 347
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953-1961, SX77NE20, 21/4/1960 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV283013.

Hut circle at SX7519 7579, fern and heather covered. It has an entrance on the south-east side. Hut is within a field system whose banks consist of large inserted stones (1953).
The hut lies at SX7517 7572 and is of double walled type with walls up to 1.5 metres high. It is within a rectangular pound, and associated with field system.


National Monuments Record, 1977, SX7573 NMR, 3 (Aerial Photograph). SDV283016.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Visible on aerial photography and recorded on map overlay.


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

Visible on the aerial photography.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 50, figure 19 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Hut circle attached to a rectangular enclosure 525 metres east-north-east of Rippon Tor. A hut circle attached to a rectangular enclosure. The hut has much stone in situ, including large orthostats and the walls are thick. Measures 8.5 metres in diameter. Condition is stable, SX75152 75250.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, RT9 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited January 2019. Recent swaling has made a noticeable improvement to visibility of the hut. Good condition. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, RT9 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited January 2019. Photo taken looking east

Sources / Further Reading

SDV283013Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953-1961. SX77NE20. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. 21/4/1960.
SDV283016Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. SX7573 NMR. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #107315 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 50, figure 19.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT9.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. RT9.

Associated Monuments

MDV8050Part of: Enclosure with fields and hut circle on Bagtor Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2019 4:23PM