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HER Number:MDV26268
Name:Hut circle in reave system 150 metres south-west of Hangman's Pit

Summary

One of four hut circles south-west of Hangman's Pit. All the huts adjoin elements of the Dartmeet parallel reave system. They are terraced into the hillside to provide level interiors. Diameter 3.8 metres, with walls 0.8 metres wide and 0.25 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 671 715
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SE267
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/366
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 1088964

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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


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

Possible hut circle visible on 1977 aerial photograph.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, Map 60.15 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Depicted by Butler.


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.

(18/04/1996) Centred SX 67127152. Four hut circles lie on the gentle north-facing slope 150 metres south-west of Hangman's Pit. All the huts (see associated records) adjoin elements of the Dartmeet parallel reave system (SX 67 SE 95). They are terraced into the hillside to provide level interiors with diameters in the range 2.7 metres to 6.0 metres. Only one hut possesses an identifiable entrance.
SX 67167157 Diameter 3.8 metres, with walls 0.8 metres wide and 0.25 metres high.
(Probert's quoted grid reference does not match the location of this hut on the GIS layer produced from the survey. Richards, A. F., 12/08/2019)

Sources / Further Reading

SDV141238Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. NMR SX6771. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3/405-408.
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: #119350 ]
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. Map 60.15.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV126298Related to: Hut in reave system 150 metres south-west of Hangman's Pit (Monument)
MDV126299Related to: Hut in reave system 150 metres south-west of Hangman's Pit (Monument)
MDV26337Related to: Hut on cross reave 150 metres south-west of Hangman's Pit (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 12 2019 4:29PM