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HER Number:MDV61483
Name:Enclosure 590 metres west of Horn's Cross

Summary

Three hut circles and an enclosure on the north-east facing slope immediately south of the confluence of Yonder Dry Lake and the O Brook. The enclosure, in which one of the huts lies, is bounded by a low stoney bank 1.5 metres wide and 0.4 metres high which has been disturbed on the north by a tinners gulley leading from the streamworks on the O Brook.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 664 710
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 225
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/539
  • Old SAM Ref: 28773
  • Pastscape: 1072538

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152279 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Visited 17/05/1999 (SX 6640 7103) Enclosure forming part of a prehistoric settlement metres west of Horn's Cross. No further information recorded for enclosure; see related records for hut circle information.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 192, fig 60.13 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Butler's enclosure B; part of the boundary wall has disappeared under the turf. Three associated hut circles.


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 13/01/1997) Centred SX 6640 7105. Three hut circles (see related records) and an enclosure on the north-east facing slope immediately south of the confluence of Yonder Dry Lake and the O Brook.
The huts are all terraced into the slope and slightly ovoid, with internal diameters in the range of 3.0 to 3.7 metres. There are no obvious entrances though all possess breaks in their east walls. The enclosure, in which one of the huts lies, is bounded by a low stoney bank 1.5 metres wide and 0.4 metres high which has been disturbed on the north by a tinners gulley leading from the streamworks on the O Brook.

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: #119682 ]
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152279.
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. 192, fig 60.13.

Associated Monuments

MDV61484Parent of: Hut in settlement 590 metres west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61485Parent of: Hut in settlement 590 metres west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61486Parent of: Hut in settlement 590 metres west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61487Related to: OPEN CUT in the Parish of Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2019 4:35PM