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HER Number:MDV61484
Name:Hut in settlement 590 metres west of Horn's Cross

Summary

Survey in 1997 recorded this hut: Hut measures 3.7 metres in diameter, with walls 1.1 metres wide, 0.5 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 663 710
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/539/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28773
  • Pastscape: 1072538

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 152280 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Visited 17/05/1999 (SX 6638 7103) Hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement 590 metres west of Horn's Cross. Diameter 3.9 metres. Internal area 11.93 metres. Earthwork wall 1.4 metres wide, 0.4 metres high. 25 degree facing gap may represent a doorway. Grass, bracken and bilberry.


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


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 and an enclosure (MDV61483) on the north-east facing slope immediately south of the confluence of Yonder Dry Lake and the O Brook.
SX 6640 7104 Hut measures 3.7 metres in diameter, with walls 1.1 metres wide, 0.5 metres high.

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: #119683 ]
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152280.
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

MDV61483Part of: Enclosure 590 metres west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61485Related to: Hut in settlement 590 metres west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61486Related to: Hut in settlement 590 metres west of Horn's Cross (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2019 4:40PM