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HER Number:MDV61486
Name:Hut in settlement 590 metres west of Horn's Cross

Summary

Survey in 1997 recorded this feature: hut 3.0 metres in diameter, with walls 1.2 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/539/3
  • 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 152282 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Visited 17/05/1999 (SX 6636 7105) Hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement metres west of Horn's Cross. Diameter 3.5 metres. Internal area 9.61 metres. Earthwork wall 1.9 metres wide, 0.5 metres high. Butted by length of walling. Bracken, grass and moss.


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 6637 7105 Hut measures 3.0 metres in diameter, with walls 1.2 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: #119685 ]
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152282.
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)
MDV61484Related to: Hut in settlement 590 metres west of Horn's Cross (Monument)
MDV61485Related 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 4:45PM