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HER Number:MDV27269
Name:Enclosure and hut circle on Holne Moor, Holne


Oval Enclosure 'J' (Butler) on Holne Moor with a hut circle incorporated in the northern boundary


Grid Reference:SX 673 706
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/443
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Oval enclosure with incorporated hut circle in the north. Visible on 1985 aerial photograph.

National Monuments Record, 1985, NMR SF2600, 449-456 (Aerial Photograph). SDV346525.

Photograph taken on 11th April 1985.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 189-90, Map 60, Figure 60.10 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Enclosure 'J' at 'Venford Brookhead' is an oval enclosure with a single hut on the periphery and a 'ditch' running through the western side.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Cartographic). SDV345521.

Enclosure shown on survey.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Visible on aerial photograph.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1020487 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

Within scheduled area.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 189-90, Map 60, Figure 60.10.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV346525Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1985. NMR SF2600. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 449-456.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #128379 ]
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1020487.

Associated Monuments

MDV129761Parent of: Hut circle within enclosure on Holne Moor, Holne (Monument)
MDV129762Related to: Hut circle and section of wall on Holne Moor, Holne (Monument)
MDV27270Related to: Settlement with three enclosure and hut circles on Holne Moor, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 14 2021 1:39PM