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HER Number:MDV61489
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Holne

Summary

A solitary hut circle and sub-divided enclosure lie on the moderate north-east facing slope south of the confluence of Yonder Dry Lake and the O Brook. Survey in 1997 recorded this feature: 3.5 metres north to south by 4.0 metres in internal diameter with walls spread to 1.7 metres wide and standing a maximum of 0.75 metres high. There is no obvious entrance though there are breaks in the north and south walls.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 664 709
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 224
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/539/6
  • Old SAM Ref: 28773
  • Pastscape: 1072529

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 152285 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(Visited 17/5/1999) SX 6642 7095 Hut circle enclosure forming part of a prehistoric settlement 590 metres west of Horn's Cross. Hut measures 4.8 metres by 4.0 metres. Internal area 19.2 metres. Rubble wall 1.8 metres wide, 0.7 metres high. 353 degree facing gap may represent a doorway. The hut wall on the north side is considerably wider than elsewhere. Hut is orientated at 260 degrees. Grass, bracken and bilberry.


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

Hut measures 4.2 metres in diameter.


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 66427095. A solitary hut circle and sub-divided enclosure (see MDV61488) lie on the moderate north-east facing slope south of the confluence of Yonder Dry Lake and the O Brook.
The hut, at SX 6642 7096, is relatively small measuring 3.5 metres north to south by 4.0 metres in internal diameter with walls spread to 1.7 metres wide and standing a maximum of 0.75 metres high. There is no obvious entrance though there are breaks in the north and south walls.

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: #119681 ]
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152285.
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

MDV61488Part of: Enclosure 590 metres west of Horn's Cross (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 3 2019 4:18PM