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HER Number:MDV8215
Name:Hut circle on Horridge Common

Summary

A lone hut circle within a small ruinous enclosure, associated within the reave system on Horridge Common. Condition is stable and in open grassland.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 753 745
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/36
  • Old SAM County Ref: 346
  • Old SAM Ref: 28774

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 1320 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1960, SX77SE5 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV306690.

Hut circle on Horridge Common. A single hut circle with no identifiable entrance.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Visible on the aerial photographs and recorded on map overlay.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152306, 1/4/1999 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Stone hut circle within coaxial fields at SX75337460 on Horridge Common. Diameter 8 metres. Double orthostat wall 1.5 metres wide, 0.9 metres high. 200 degree facing gap lined on the east-south-east represents a doorway. Grass, bracken and gorse-covered.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, Map 5 (Monograph). SDV299725.


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

Clearly visible on the aerial photography.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 50, figure 21 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Hut circle on Horridge Common. A lone hut circle within a small ruinous enclosure, associated within the reave system on Horridge Common. Condition is stable and in open grassland. SX75359 74595.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1320.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152306, 1/4/1999.
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. Map 5.
SDV306690Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1960. SX77SE5. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. 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: #108214 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 50, figure 21.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV25747Related to: Parallel Reave System on Horridge Common (Monument)
MDV15391Related to: Rippon Tor Reave (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 22 2016 1:17PM