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HER Number:MDV8853
Name:Hut circle in enclosure south-east of Sharpitor, lustleigh

Summary

A double-walled hut circle in the centre of a pound with a doorway to the south east. The centre has been flattened against the slope.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 773 813
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status

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

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/32
  • 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) (a) a double-walled hut circle in the centre of a pound with a doorway to the south east. The centre has been flattened against the slope.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV280124.

A small enclosure is visible on 1946 raf aps with one hut circle within it (see sx78se/31) (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV280125.

Osa=sx78se7.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV280126.

Aph=cuc/rc8-x 44(nd)/at ncc taunton.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV280127.

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

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

Irregular enclosure with central hut visible on the lidar data.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. OSA. Card Index.
SDV280124Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV280125Migrated Record:
SDV280126Aerial Photograph:
SDV280127Aerial Photograph:
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117314 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8849Related to: Field System at Lustleigh Cleave (Monument)
MDV8852Related to: Hut circle in enclosure south of Sharpitor, Lustleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2019 3:37PM