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HER Number:MDV8718
Name:Hut circle north of Vogwell Down


One of three associated hut circles located to the north of Vogwell Down.


Grid Reference:SX 722 813
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/4/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 757B
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX78SW7 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV305287.

Hut circle B measures 7.0 metres in diameter with walls 1.0 metre thick. It is in fair condition but has been mutilated by a leat. Appears to be of single wall type and there is no associated Bronze Age enclosure or field system. It is cut into the northern slopes of a hill. No entrance is visible. Other details: Sketch plan and copy of a photograph included.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305287Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX78SW7. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #108793 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8717Part of: Hut circle settlement on Vogwell Down (Monument)
MDV8777Related to: Field system on Vogwell Down (Monument)
MDV8719Related to: Hut circle north of Vogwell Down (Monument)
MDV8720Related to: Hut circle north of Vogwell Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 15 2017 8:44AM