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HER Number:MDV12992
Name:Hut circle 480 metres south of Combestone Tor

Summary

Hut circle within the bronze age parallel reave system south of Combestone Tor. This freestanding hut has an internal diameter of 5.0 metres, wall 1.5 metres thick and is cut back into the slope. It has a south-east facing entrance.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 668 713
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SE107
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/148
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 443170

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1977, SX6672/1, 158-161 (Aerial Photograph). SDV346015.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX67SE107 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV152231.

(10/07/1977) These four hut circles centred at SX 669713 on the moderate slopes at the north end of the ridge at 365 metres above OD. They are either integrated with, or built within, the parallel reave system (SX 67 SE 92) and contemporary in usage.
Hut B (SX 6686 7139). This freestanding probable type III hut circle, internal diameter 5.0 metres, has a wall 1.5 metres thick and is cut back into the slope. It has a south-east facing entrance.


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

Possibly 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.

(28/02/1996) The hut circles are as described by the Ordnance Survey in 1977.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV152231Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX67SE107. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
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: #119337 ]
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.
SDV346015Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1977. SX6672/1. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 158-161.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV12994Related to: Hut circle 450 metres south of Combestone Tor (Monument)
MDV12993Related to: Hut circle 600 metres south-south-east of Combestone Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 12 2019 3:58PM