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HER Number:MDV8089
Name:Hut Circle in the Prehistoric Settlement north-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington

Summary

Hut Circle in the Prehistoric parallel reave system settlement to the north-east of Holwell Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 753 778
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/41
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Victoria County History, 1906, The Victoria History of the County of Devon, 628 (Article in Serial). SDV238214.

One of three huts near Haytor Quarries in Holwell Tor.

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

Visible on aeial photograph.

Everett, C., 1988, Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features, HD73, Map 6 (Report - Survey). SDV359684.

Newman, P., 1999, 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised), 9, Figure 4 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Unattached hut circle in the Prehistoric parallel reave settlement to the north-east of Holwell Tor. This hut circle is inside the settlement boundary.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Hut circle shown on survey.

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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, 445005, SX77NE10 (Website). SDV359354.

Hut circle with single wall construction averaging 0.4 metres high . The entrance is not discernible. This unattached hut circle has internal measurements of 8,2 metres by 7.3 metres. It has level and turf-covered walls incorporating several large boulders, though several are displaced.

Hunnisett, K. L., 2019, Human-environmental dynamics on a middle Bronze Age Dartmoor landscape (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV363157.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV238214Article in Serial: Victoria County History. 1906. The Victoria History of the County of Devon. Victoria History of the County of Devon. 1. Unknown. 628.
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.
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 1999, 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon (Revised). Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 9, Figure 4.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #107680 ]
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 445005, SX77NE10.
SDV359684Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1988. Haytor Down - Summary of Archaeological Features. HD73, Map 6.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV26621Part of: Prehistoric Settlement north-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV8090Related to: Hut Circle in the Prehistoric Settlement north-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV115871Related to: Hut Circle within Enclosure at Prehistoric Settlement north-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV8057Related to: Pound north-east of Holwell Tor, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2019 3:35PM