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HER Number:MDV103560
Name:Enclosure 300 metres south-east of the O Brook

Summary

Remains of a probable Bronze Age enclosure south-east of the O Brook, Holne, comprising around 100 metres of stoney bank, truncated by later streamworkings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 665 708
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: The fragmentary remains of a probable Bronze Age enclosure truncated by streamworkings south-east of the O Brook, Holne

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 1072559

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC?)

Full description

Probert, S. A. J., 1997, Holne Moor, Dartmoor, Devonshire. A Landscape Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (Report - Survey). SDV173671.

Centred SX 66647090. The fragmentary remains of a Bronze Age enclosure are truncated by the streamworkings on the right bank of Yonder Dry Lake some 300 metres upstream from its confluence with the O Brook. All that now remains is approximately 100 metres of curving stoney bank 1.2 metres wide and a maximum of 0.6 metres high. The 0.3 hectares enclosed by this feature is scarred by shell craters and slight earthworks belonging to the nearby tinning remains.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV173671Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 1997. Holne Moor, Dartmoor, Devonshire. A Landscape Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63067 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12989Related to: ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Holne (Monument)
MDV61479Related to: ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Holne (Monument)
MDV61488Related to: ENCLOSURE in the Parish of Holne (Monument)
MDV103596Related to: Group of cairns 40 metres south of enclosure on Holne Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 14 2013 12:40PM