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HER Number:MDV61477
Name:Tinners' pit in settlement north-west of Horn's Cross

Summary

Possible cairn or tinners' pit partially excavated over one of the hut circles in the settlement.

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/160/15
  • Old SAM Ref: 28772
  • Pastscape: 443176

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN? (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))
  • TRIAL PIT (Constructed, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152273 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(Visited 04/05/1999) SX 6671 7126 Cairn partly overlying a hut circle within a partially enclosed hut settlement 430 metres north-west of Horn's Cross. Diameter 4.4 metres, height 0.8 metres. Heather and moss covered cairn partly overlying west side of an earlier stone hut circle.


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

Butler records this as a tinners' pit.


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) Tin pit has mutilated a hut circle (MDV61475).

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 152273. [Mapped feature: #39439 ]
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

MDV12759Related to: Hut circle settlement north-west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61475Related to: Hut 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 3:46PM