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HER Number:MDV12976
Name:Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House

Summary

Hut with an internal diameter of 7.0 metres, walling 1.4 metres thick and 0.6 metres high and an east entrance. A field bank in poor condition extends from the south west quadrant of the hut and another cross bank of later date almost abuts each side of the hut on the north.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 681 715
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 46
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/132
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 442989

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monument Record, 1977, NMR SX6771/1, 66-69 (Aerial Photograph). SDV170240.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX67SE46 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV140781.

(Visited 03/02/1977) SX 6811 7159. A type 1 hut in a crest situation. The internal diameter is 7.0 metres, with walling 1.4 metres thick and 0.6 metres high and an east entrance. A field bank in poor condition extends from the south west quadrant of the hut and another cross bank of later date almost abuts each side of the hut on the north.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Hut circle visible on 1977 aerial photograph within the reave system.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, Map 60 (Monograph). SDV337765.


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.

(Visited 25/04/1996) Centred SX 681716. The huts are generally as described in 1977.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140781Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX67SE46. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Unknown.
SDV170240Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. NMR SX6771/1. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 66-69.
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: #119707 ]
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
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. Map 60.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV12979Related to: Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House (Monument)
MDV12977Related to: Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House (Monument)
MDV12978Related to: Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House (Monument)
MDV6483Related to: Hut within small enclosure in reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2019 2:59PM