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HER Number:MDV62031
Name:Building south of medival homestead, Holne


Small building to the south of the medieval homestead to the west of Gibby Coombe thought to have been a hut circle.


Grid Reference:SX 681 687
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/303
  • Old SAM Ref: 34427

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Constructed, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152613 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 25th may 1999. Stone hut circle west of Gibby Coombe.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 169. map 58, Figure 58.6 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Building '4' just below the Wheal Emma leat was probably an unroofed pen at 'holy Brook field system.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Medieval Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345602.

Rectangular feature shown on survey.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Possibly visible on aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

Almost square feature shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 152613.
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. 169. map 58, Figure 58.6.
SDV345602Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Medieval Survey Information. English Heritage Report. Digital. [Mapped feature: #128218 ]
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV24755Part of: Medieval field system north and west of Gibby Combe, Holne (Monument)
MDV62223Related to: Central Building at medieval farmstead on Holne Moor, Holne (Building)
MDV5253Related to: Michelcombe Arrishes Farmstead on Holne Moor, Holne (Monument)
MDV62222Related to: Northern building at Farmstead, Holne Moor, Holne (Building)
MDV62221Related to: Western Building at Farmstead, Holne Moor, Holne (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7062 - Survey of the Wheal Emma Leat, Dartmoor
  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 7 2021 10:26AM