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HER Number:MDV61471
Name:Hut in settlement north-west of Horn's Cross

Summary

Hut in scattered settlement on Holne Moor. Survey in 1996 recorded this feature: hut measures 4.0 metres in diameter internally, with walls 1.5 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Disturbed on the east side.

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 109
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/160/12
  • Old SAM Ref: 28772
  • Pastscape: 443176

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 152267 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(Visited 04/05/1999) SX 6668 7125 Hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross. Diameter 4.5 metres. Internal area 15.89 metres. Earthwork wall 1.3 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Earthwork with occasional protruding stone. Doorway denoted by edge set slab on the eastern side of the entrance. Rushes inside with grass and heather on the wall.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 190, Map 60.11 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Butler's hut 4 (4.0 metres in diameter); along with MDV61472, this hut is joined by a length of enclosure wall.


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) SX 6669 7125 Hut measures 4.0 metres in diameter internally, with walls 1.5 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. Disturbed on 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: #119675 ]
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152267.
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. 190, 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 3:40PM