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HER Number:MDV104783
Name:Building 2, Hutholes Deserted Medieval Settlement


Remains of a rectangular structure oriented north-west to south-east with internal dimensions of 5.8 metres by 2.9 metres with an annex on the eastern side. An opening on the western side is likely to be the entrance.


Grid Reference:SX 702 758
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Built, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Remains of structure visible. Map object based on this source.

Newman , P. + Probert, S., 21/07/1994, Hutholes (Report - Survey). SDV351996.

Building 2. Remains of a rectangular structure oriented north-west to south-east with internal dimensions of 5.8 metres by 2.9 metres. The fabric of the walls includes some large boulders. The northern and western walls are very disturbed but an opening on the west side is likely to have been the entrance. There is an annex on the eastern side, 1.3 metres wide by about 6.0 metres long. Vestiges of a wall made from large orthostats runs between the north corner of the annex and the enclosure wall to the east. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV351996Report - Survey: Newman , P. + Probert, S.. 21/07/1994. Hutholes. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field Investigation. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments

MDV7470Part of: Hutholes Medieval Settlement, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6219 - Survey of Hutholes Deserted Medieval Settlement
  • EDV7558 - Excavation of Hutholes medieval site

Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2017 9:53AM