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HER Number:MDV26363
Name:Hut in field within reave system on Holne Moor

Summary

Hut within the Dartmeet reave system, in an area of streamworking. Survey in 1996 recorded a hut with diameter of 6.8 metres, walls 0.8 metres wide, 0.3 metres high. Possible entrance on the south-east. This hut is partly destroyed. Described by Butler (1993) as having two inner chambers; southern side partly demolished.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 673 712
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 42
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/347
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 442977

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monument Record, 1977, NMR SX6771, 3/405-406 (Aerial Photograph). SDV141238.


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

Hut circle within a field which is part of the reave system. Visible on 1977 aerial photograph.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 182-3, Map 60.3 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Butler's hut 3 (7.0 metres in diameter). Hut with two inner chambers. Partly demolished around the southern side.


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 67207120. One of nine hut circles and two other contemporary structures lie within the area described by the Ordnance Survey in 1977. All the huts are terraced into the gentle north-facing slope providing level interiors of between 3.5 metres and 6.8 metres in diameter. Most of the huts (see related records) adjoin elements of the Dartmeet parallel reave system (SX 67 SE 95). Entrances, where apparent, lie in the south-east or east quadrants.
(SX 6739 7122) Diameter 6.8 metres, walls 0.8 metres wide, 0.3 metres high. Possible entrance on the south-east. This hut is partly destroyed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV141238Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. NMR SX6771. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 3/405-406.
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: #119437 ]
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. 182-3, Map 60.3.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV126302Related to: Small hut in reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 16 2019 3:29PM