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HER Number:MDV12994
Name:Hut circle 450 metres south of Combestone Tor

Summary

A type I hut circle, internal diameter 3.0 metres with a wall 1.2 metres wide built of small boulders. It is built onto, and post-dates, a parallel reave (recorded in 1977). Survey in 1996 found the hut as previously described.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 670 714
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/150
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 443170

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Fox, A., 1954, Celtic Fields and Farms on Dartmoor in Light of Recent Excavations at Kestor, 87 (Article in Serial). SDV231175.


National Monument Record, 1977, NMR SX6771, 3/405-408 (Aerial Photograph). SDV141238.


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 D (SX 6705 7141) A type I hut circle, internal diameter 3.0 metres with a wall 1.2 metres wide built of small boulders. It is built onto, and post-dates, a parallel reave.


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

Small hut circle attached to a reave of the reave system SX67SE/246/2. Visible on 1946 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) This hut is as described in 1977.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV141238Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. NMR SX6771. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3/405-408.
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: #119345 ]
SDV231175Article in Serial: Fox, A.. 1954. Celtic Fields and Farms on Dartmoor in Light of Recent Excavations at Kestor. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 20. Unknown. 87.
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)
MDV12992Related to: Hut circle 480 metres south of Combestone Tor (Monument)
MDV12993Related to: Hut circle 600 metres south-south-east 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 12:09PM