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HER Number:MDV12979
Name:Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House

Summary

A double walled hut on a north-west slope and now within a late field bounded by a massive hedge bank. The hut has an internal diameter of 9.0 metres with walling 1.8 metres thick and 0.5 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 682 715
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/135
  • 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 SX6871/1, 73-74 (Aerial Photograph). SDV151474.


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

(Visited 03/12/1977) SX 68267152. A type 2 hut on a north-west slope and now within a late field bounded by a massive hedge bank. The hut has an internal diameter of 9.0 metres with walling 1.8 metres thick and 0.5 metres high. Hut circles surveyed at 1:10 000 on PFD.


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

Single hut circle within parallel reave system visible on 1977 aerial photograph.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East (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 6827 7154.


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Hut is visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140781Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX67SE46. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Unknown.
SDV151474Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. NMR SX6871/1. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 73-74.
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.
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.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #119710 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV12976Related 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 3:09PM