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HER Number:MDV8852
Name:Hut circle in enclosure south of Sharpitor, Lustleigh


Hut circle standing in the centre of a pound, similar to but more dilapidated than that at SX77338136. The hut measures approximately 7.0 metres in diameter.


Grid Reference:SX 771 814
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and walling remains of a possible enclosure with Bronze Age hut circle south-west of Sharpitor

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/31
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/82
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 701 BC (Between))
  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=18/5/1953(os) (b) this hut stands in the centre of a pound, it is similar to but more dilapidated than that at sx77338136. The hut measures c 7m in diameter.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV280152.

A small enclosure is visible with one hut circle within it (see sx78se/32) (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV280153.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV280154.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1823 4045(4/11/1946).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV299294.

Possible enclosure visible (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV299295.

Aph=raf cpe uk 1824/4045(4/11/1946).

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Possible enclosure and probable hut circle are visible on the lidar data.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. OSA. Card Index.
SDV280152Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV280153Migrated Record:
SDV280154Aerial Photograph:
SDV299294Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV299295Aerial Photograph:
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117316 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8849Related to: Field System at Lustleigh Cleave (Monument)
MDV8853Related to: Hut circle in enclosure south-east of Sharpitor, lustleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2019 3:37PM