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HER Number:MDV61469
Name:Hut in settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross

Summary

Hut in scattered settlement on Holne Moor. Survey in 1996 recorded this feature: hut measures 4.5 metres in diameter internally with walls 1.8 metres wide by 0.2 metres high. Attached to the best preserved length of half-buried walling in the settlement.

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/160/10
  • 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 152265 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(Visited 04/05/1999) SX 6660 7129 Hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross. Diameter 4.8 metres. Internal area 18.08 metres. Single orthostat and earthwork wall 1.5 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Door faced by edge set stones on both sides. Butted by wall. Grass, bracken and rushes.


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

Butler's hut 2 (4.9 metres in diameter); hut lies adjacent to the best preserved length of half-buried walling; vestiges of similar walling start on several huts elsewhere in the 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 6661 7129 Measures 4.5 metres in diameter internally with walls 1.8 metres wide by 0.2 metres high.
Note: the polygon provided for this feature on the prehistoric survey layer is in the wrong place; the grid reference appears accurate in this case.

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: #119668 ]
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152265.
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)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2019 1:39PM