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HER Number:MDV61460
Name:Enclosure in settlement north-west of Horn's Cross

Summary

Enclosure containing one hut circle and, in the south-east corner, a small sub-rectangular platform 5.3 metres north to south by 3.0 metres. An unusual feature of this enclosure is the presence of a narrow entrance flanked by two upright slabs in the centre of the east side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 665 712
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SE115
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/160/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28772
  • Pastscape: 443194

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152256MPP 152256 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Enclosures forming part of a prehistoric settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross. SX 6662 7125 No further information given.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 191, MAP 60.11 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Depicted and described by Butler.


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.

(Visited 28/02/1996) Centred SX 66597127. Eight hut circles, one contemporary structure and a solitary enclosure lie on the moderate west-facing slope above the right bank of the O Brook.
The associated enclosure, centred SX 66547124, covers 0.1 hectares and contains one of the huts and, in the south-east corner, a small sub-rectangular platform 5.3 metres north to south by 3.0 metres. An unusual feature of this enclosure is the presence of a narrow entrance flanked by two upright slabs in the centre of the east side.

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: #119672 ]
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152256MPP 152256.
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. 191, MAP 60.11.

Associated Monuments

MDV12759Part of: Hut circle settlement north-west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61463Related to: Hut in corner of enclosure in settlement north-west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61462Related to: Hut within enclosure in settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2019 1:26PM