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HER Number:MDV126303
Name:Timber huts adjacent to the Venford Reave, Holne Moor


Remains of two timber round houses were discovered by Fleming during excavation of stone hut circle (MDV20247) in the 1970s.


Grid Reference:SX 678 708
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 156
  • Pastscape: 619174

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROUND HOUSE (DOMESTIC) (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Fleming, A., 1988, The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions, 71-91, fig 40- (Monograph). SDV229071.

Fleming's Holne Moor, Site B, Houses I-II, House A, part of the Holne Moor parallel reave system.
House I (see MDV20247): A stone built hut circle built onto, and later than the Venford Reave (SX 67 SE 96).
House II: Discovered to the west of House I in the adjacent field, this was a circular timber building, 6.0 metres in diameter, and had a south-east facing porch.
House A: This almost abuts House I on its north-east side, and comprises a circle of post-holes 3.0 metres in diameter.
Neither wooden building could be proven to pre-date the reave or House I.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV229071Monograph: Fleming, A.. 1988. The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. The Dartmoor Reaves: Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions. Hardback Volume. 71-91, fig 40-. [Mapped feature: #119442 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV20247Related to: Hut circle adjacent to the Venford Reave, Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV104469Related to: Timber hut circle on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV15078Related to: Venford Reave (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey
  • EDV8143 - Fleming's excavations on Holne Moor

Date Last Edited:Dec 3 2019 12:24PM