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HER Number:MDV126302
Name:Small hut in reave system on Holne Moor

Summary

Hut within the Dartmeet reave system, in an area of streamworking. Survey in 1996 recorded a hut with diameter 2.4 by 1.5 metres, walls 1.0 metres wide, 0.2 metres high. Possible entrance on the north-east. Sub-rectangular. Described by Butler (1993) as a tiny circle embedded in the perimeter wall of a rectangular enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 673 712
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 42
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 442977

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 4 (1.8 metres in diameter). Hut consists of a tiny circle embedded in the perimeter wall of a rectangular enclosure.


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.

(18/04/1996) Centred SX 67207120. One of nine hut circles and two other contemporary structures lie within the area described by the Ordnance Survey in 1977. All the huts are terraced into the gentle north-facing slope providing level interiors of between 3.5 metres and 6.8 metres in diameter. Most of the huts (see related records) adjoin elements of the Dartmeet parallel reave system (SX 67 SE 95). Entrances, where apparent, lie in the south-east or east quadrants.
(SX 6737 7122) Diameter 2.4 by 1.5 metres, walls 1.0 metres wide, 0.2 metres high. Possible entrance on the north-east. Sub-rectangular.

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: #119438 ]
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)
MDV26363Related to: Hut in field within reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 13 2019 3:15PM