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HER Number:MDV104784
Name:Building 3, Hutholes Deserted Medieval Settlement

Summary

The largest and most substantially constructed of the buildings at Hutholes. Rectangular in plan but with slightly curved internal corners. The overall internal dimensions are 13.2 metres by 3.8 metres with a partition wall at the west end, creating a second chamber. There is also an annex on the western exterior, 1.3 metres wide comprising a low, revetted wall.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 701 758
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
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 building visible towards northern end of enclosure. Map object based on this source.


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

Building 3. The largest and most substantially constructed of the buildings at Hutholes. Located within the northern sector of the enclosure and oriented broadly east-west with an entrance in the centre of the south wall. The building is rectangular in plan but has slightly curved internal corners. The overall internal dimensions are 13.2 metres by 3.8 metres with a partition wall at the west end, creating a second chamber, 1.8 metres wide. There is also an annex on the western exterior, 1.3 metres wide comprising a low, slightly curving revetted wall extending across the full width of the structure. 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)
MDV104786Related to: Building 5, Hutholes Deserted Medieval Settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Nov 25 2016 3:06PM