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HER Number:MDV61466
Name:Hut in settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross

Summary

Modified hut in scattered settlement on Holne Moor. Survey in 1996 recorded this feature: hut measures around 4.0 metres in diameter internally. Remains consist of a poorly preserved circle of stones. Butler and Gerrard suggest a cairn has been built partly over this hut.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 666 712
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/160/7
  • Old SAM Ref: 28772
  • Pastscape: 443194

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152262 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(Visited 04/05/1999) SX 6660 7122 Hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross. Diameter 5.5 metres. Internal area 23.74 metres. Single orthostat wall 1.0 metre wide, 0.5 metres high. Partly underlies cairn.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 191; Map 60.11, 60.11.1 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Butler's hut 8 (originally likely to be 8.5 metres in diameter); an interesting example which appears to have been converted into an oval cairn (measuring 6.0 by 4.0 metres). Additonal plan of this hut included.


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 6661 7122 Measures c.4.0 metres in diameter internally. Poorly preserved circle of stones.

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: #119665 ]
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152262.
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, 60.11.1.

Associated Monuments

MDV12759Part of: Hut circle settlement north-west of Horn's Cross (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2019 4:01PM