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HER Number:MDV33809
Name:Building or structure 516m NW of Horn’s Cross

Summary

The remains of a small contemporary structure in the corner of an enclosure overlooking the O Brook. The sub-circular feature measures on average 2.2 metres in diameter with low rubble walls 1.0 metres wide and up to 0.4 metres high. A break in the south wall may mark the site of a former entrance.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 666 714
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SE107
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/272
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/482
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 443170

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STRUCTURE (Constructed, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/CPE/UK/1890, 2372-2373 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169268.


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

Single hut circle visible on 1946 aerial photograph (SX 6667 7145). This feature was not identified at this location by the Royal Commission survey in 1996 and is thought to be identifying this structure, Richards, A. F., 13/08/2019).


Brewer, K. + Brewer, D, 1988, Building Surveys (Worksheet). SDV171876.

(Visited 06/07/1988) In the angle of two reaves are what appear to be the walls of a rectangular structure (approx 8.0 metres by 3.0 metres). No entrance or cross passage visible.


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) The remains of a small contemporary structure lie at SX 6665 7143 in the corner of an enclosure overlooking the O Brook. The sub-circular feature measures on average 2.2 metres in diameter with low rubble walls 1.0 metres wide and up to 0.4 metres high. A break in the south wall may mark the site of a former entrance.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169268Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/CPE/UK/1890. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2372-2373.
SDV171876Worksheet: Brewer, K. + Brewer, D. 1988. Building Surveys.
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: #119342 ]
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)
MDV12991Related to: Hut 540 metres south of Combestone Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 13 2019 1:44PM