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HER Number:MDV12993
Name:Hut circle 600 metres south-south-east of Combestone Tor

Summary

Hut within the Dartmeet reave system. This 'D' shaped hut measures 4.5 metres internally by 3.0 metres. The wall, 1.0 metre wide and faced internally with orthostats, is built onto, and post-dates, a cross wall of the parallel reave system (1977). Survey in 1996 recorded no change to the description.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 670 712
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 107
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/149
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 443170

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

(10/7/1977) 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 C (SX 6704 7126) This 'D' shaped, type II hut, internally 4.5 metres by 3.0 metres. The wall, 1.0 metre wide and faced internally with orthostats, is built onto, and post-dates, a cross wall of the parallel reave system.


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

Not visible on 1946 Royal Air Force or 1985 National Monuments Record aerial photographs.


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: #119344 ]
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV6478Related to: Hut circle 275 metres south-west of Hangman's Pit, Holne (Monument)
MDV12994Related to: Hut circle 450 metres south of Combestone Tor (Monument)
MDV12992Related to: Hut circle 480 metres south of Combestone Tor (Monument)
MDV26339Related to: Hut with internal structure 175 metres south of Combestone Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 13 2019 12:49PM