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HER Number:MDV126301
Name:Hut adjacent to Wheal Emma leat, Holne Moor

Summary

A disturbed hut circle south of the Holne to Hexworthy road east of Hangman's Pit. The hut, truncated by a leat, exists as a semi-circular terrace on the gently sloping hillside. The original internal diameter was in the region of 3.5 metres with walls 1.5 metres wide and now a maximum of 0.25 metres high. There is no obvious entrance in the surviving northern half of the hut (1996 urvey).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 674 713
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 242
  • Pastscape: 107442

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 182-3, Map 60.3 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Butler's hut 2 (3.5 metres diameter). This hut is partly cut through by the Wheal Emma leat.


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.

(25/04/1996) SX 67487137. A disturbed hut circle south of the Holne to Hexworthy road east of Hangman's Pit. The hut, truncated by a leat, exists as a semi-circular terrace on the gently sloping hillside. The original internal diameter was in the region of 3.5 metres with walls 1.5 metres wide and now a maximum of 0.25 metres high. There is no obvious entrance in the surviving northern half of the hut.

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. [Mapped feature: #119433 ]
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 182-3, Map 60.3.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV126300Related to: Hut adjacent to Wheal Emma leat, Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV6268Related to: Wheal Emma Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 13 2019 2:26PM