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HER Number:MDV61455
Name:Small structure within enclosure south-west of Horn's Cross, Holne

Summary

Structure inside the north-west corner of the refurbished, eastern, enclosure. Roughly circular feature 2.9m in internal diameter. The spread boulder walls measure 1.7m wide and 0.9m high and there is an entrance in the south side. The current form of this structure suggests that it is contemporary with the reuse of this enclosure.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 667 708
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 5
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/145/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28771
  • Pastscape: 442868

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152251 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(17/05/1999) Northern of two stone hut circles within an agglomerated enclosure situated 330m south-west of Horn's Cross. Diameter 3.4m. Rubble wall 1.6m wide, 0.8m high. Butted to enclosure wall. An 85 degree facing may represent a doorway. Grass, bracken and bilberry.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 192, Map 60, Figure 60.12 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Hut circle of 3.0.metres diameter in the north-west corner of the enclosure at 'O Brook South-east'.

Probert, S. A. J. + Newman, P., 1997, Holne Moor, Dartmoor, Devonshire. A Landscape Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (Report - Survey). SDV173671.

(06/01/1997) The third structure, at SX 6671 7083, inside the north-west corner of the refurbished, eastern, enclosure is a roughly circular feature 2.9m in internal diameter. The spread boulder walls measure 1.7m wide and 0.9m high and there is an entrance in the south side. The current form of this structure suggests that it is contemporary with the reuse of this enclosure.

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

Hut shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV173671Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Newman, P.. 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: #125891 ]
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152251.
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. 192, Map 60, Figure 60.12.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV12989Related to: Enclosed hut circle settlement 350m south-west of Horn's Cross, Holne (Monument)
MDV61457Related to: Hut circle outside enclosure south-west of Horn's Cross, Holne (Monument)
MDV61456Related to: Hut circle within enclosure south-west of Horn's Cross, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 9 2021 12:03PM