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HER Number:MDV62028
Name:Hut circle east of the River Mardle, Holne

Summary

Hut circle forming part of an unenclosed prehistoric settlement east of the River Mardle

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 687
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/272
  • Old SAM Ref: 34427

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 152610 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 25th May 1999. Stone hut circle forming part of a small unenclosed prehistoric settlement west of Gibby Coombe.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 172, Map 58, Figure 58.8 (Monograph). SDV337765.

'Huts' shown to east of River Mardle.

Probert, S. A. J. + Newman, P., 1997, Holne Moor, Dartmoor, Devonshire. A Landscape Survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (Report - Survey). SDV173671.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Cartographic). SDV345521.

Hut circle shown on survey.

Historic England, 2020, National Heritage List for England, 1019591 (National Heritage List for England). SDV363414.

At least six stone hut circles are known, and these survive as banks each surrounding an oval or circular internal area which varies from 12.5 square metres to 56.7 square metres with the average being 35 square metres. The heights of the surrounding walls vary between 0.4 metres and 1 metre, with the average being 0.72 metres. One of the huts has a visible doorway and two are butted by field walling.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV173671Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Newman, P.. 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 152610.
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. 172, Map 58, Figure 58.8.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #128195 ]
SDV363414National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2020. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1019591.

Associated Monuments

MDV62026Related to: Hut circle east of the River Mardle, Holne (Monument)
MDV62027Related to: Hut circle east of the River Mardle, Holne (Monument)
MDV62029Related to: Hut circle west of the Gibby Coombe, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2021 2:18PM