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HER Number:MDV61475
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 3.0 metres in diameter internally, with walls 1.3 metres wide, 0.2 metres high. Mutilated by a tin pit previously recorded as a cairn.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 667 712
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/152/2
  • 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 152271 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(Visited 04/05/1999) SX 6670 7125 Hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross. Diameter 3.7 metres. Internal area 10.74 metres. Rubble wall 1.2 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. Partly underlies spoil from the prospecting pit lying immediately upslope. A gap in the south-west wall may have originally contained a doorway. Grass and heather.


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

Butler's hut 6 ; a tinners pit has been excavated across the wall of this hut.


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 6671 7125 Hut measures 3.0 metres in diameter internally, with walls 1.3 metres wide, 0.2 metres high. Mutilated by a tin pit (MDV61477?).


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Visible on the aerial photography.

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.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152271.
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.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #119677 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12759Part of: Hut circle settlement north-west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61476Related to: Hut in settlement north-west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61477Related to: Tinners' pit in settlement north-west of Horn's Cross (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2019 3:43PM