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HER Number:MDV26358
Name:Hut in enclosure east of the Wheal Emma Leat, Holne Moor

Summary

A hut circle within a small enclosure forming part of the Dartmeet parallel reave system west of Venford Reservoir. The hut is slightly ovoid with a levelled interior measuring 6.4 metres north-south by 7.6 metres and walls 1.8 metres wide and 0.8 metres high. An entrance lies in the south-east and the east wall has been robbed to provide material for a nearby cornditch.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 682 710
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SE234
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/334
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 1072678

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SX6871/4, 467-472 (Aerial Photograph). SDV346524.

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

Small pendant enclosure attached to a possible reave. A hut circle is attached to the internal walls. Visible on 1979 aerial photograph and within reave system SX67SE/246.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, Map 60 (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.

(14/01/1997) SX 6823 7106. A hut circle within a small enclosure forming part of the Dartmeet parallel reave system (SX 67 SE 95) 150 metres west of Venford Reservoir. The hut is slightly ovoid with a levelled interior measuring 6.4 metres north-south by 7.6 metres and walls 1.8 metres wide and 0.8 metres high. An entrance lies in the south-east and the east wall has been robbed to provide material for a nearby cornditch.

Sources / Further Reading

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: #119481 ]
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.
SDV346524Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SX6871/4. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 467-472.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV25399Related to: Holne Moor Leat (Monument)
MDV115706Related to: Venford Reservoir, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Dec 3 2019 12:09PM