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HER Number:MDV12978
Name:Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House

Summary

A poor hut, internal diameter 5.0 metres with stone and earth walling 1.5 metres across and 0.4 metres high. There is a 3.0 metre wide gap on the east side and the west side is built against a parallel reave.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 681 716
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/134
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 442989

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

(Visited 03/12/1977) SX 68177162. A poor type 1 hut, internal diameter 5.0 metres with stone and earth walling 1.5 metres across and 0.4 metres high. There is a 3.0 metre wide gap on the east side and the west side is built against a parallel reave. Hut circles surveyed at 1:10 000 on PFD.


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 though the grid reference should be amended to SX 6817 7163.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140781Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX67SE46. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Unknown.
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: #119706 ]
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)
MDV12979Related to: Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House (Monument)
MDV12977Related 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