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HER Number:MDV61465
Name:Hut in settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross

Summary

Southernmost hut in scattered settlement on Holne Moor. Survey in 1996 recorded this feature: hut measures 4.5 metres in diameter internally with walls 1.5 metres wide by 0.8 metres high. This hut lies in an area of trial pits.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 665 711
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 115
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/160/6
  • Old SAM Ref: 28772
  • Pastscape: 443194

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 152261 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(Visited 04/05/1999) SX 6659 7120 Hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross. Diameter 5.6 metres. Internal area 24.61 metres. Single orthostat wall 1.5 metres wide, 0.5 metres high. Door jamb survives on the west side of the entrance. Grass, bracken and rushes.


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

This hut lies in an area of trial pits, similar in dimensions as the small huts that make up this settlement.


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 6659 7127. 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.
SX 6659 7120 Measures 4.5 metres in diameter internally with walls 1.5 metres wide by 0.8 metres high.

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: #119664 ]
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152261.
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)
MDV61478Related to: PIT in the Parish of Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2019 1:41PM