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HER Number:MDV12977
Name:Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House

Summary

Hut circle with a level interior, 6.0 metres in diameter internally with walling of stone and earth, 2.0 metres wide and 0.3 metres high, and a 2.0 metre gap in the south-west which may represent the entrance. There are no orthostats and the whole is heather covered.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 680 716
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/133
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 442989

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 2374 2375 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.


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

(Visited 03/12/1977) SX 68097162. A type 1 hut with a level interior on a slight north slope. It is 6.0 metres internal diameter with 'walling' of stone and earth, 2.0 metres wide and 0.3 metres high, and a 2.0 metre gap in the south-west which may represent the entrance. There are no orthostats and the whole is heather covered. A distinct lynchet extends from the south of the hut but only so far as the late cross bank previously mentioned.


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

Visible on 1946 aerial photograph.


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.
SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2374 2375.
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: #119709 ]
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)
MDV12976Related to: Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House (Monument)
MDV12978Related to: Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House (Monument)
MDV12979Related 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