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HER Number:MDV6398
Name:Hut circle adjacent to the Holne Moor Leat

Summary

Hut has an internal diameter of 8.5 metres with walling 2.2 metres thick and 0.9 metres high. It is in good condition and has a levelled interior and a southern entrance. The east side of the hut is joined to a parallel reave and appears to have preceeded it.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 716
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 44
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/21
  • Old SAM County Ref: 797B
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 442983

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX67SE44 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV170238.

(Visited 27/4/1950) A hut circle of the double walled type. Diameter 8.5 metres internally. Dimensions of walling 1.5 metres wide overall by 0.5 metres high. Well defined entrance to south-east.


Fox, A., 1954, Celtic Fields and Farms on Dartmoor in Light of Recent Excavations at Kestor, 102 (Article in Serial). SDV231175.

Hut has four adjacent fields.


National Monument Record, 1977, NMR SX6771/1, 66-69 (Aerial Photograph). SDV170240.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV170233.

(Visited 12/7/1977) At SX 6775 7169 is a Type 3 hut circle situated on a north-west facing slope at 310 metres OD. The hut has an internal diameter of 8.5 metres with walling 2.2 metres thick and 0.9 metres high. It is in good condition and has a levelled interior and a southern entrance.
The east side of the hut is joined to a parallel reave and appears to have preceeded it. Surveyed 1:10 000 on PFD.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Hut circle could have been attached to field boundary within the parallel reave system SX67SE/246. Visible on 1977 aerial photograph.


Devon County Council Photographic Unit, 1988, DAP/JW, 9a,10 (Aerial Photograph). SDV214895.


Griffith, F. M., 1990, DAP/QF, 1-8 (Aerial Photograph). SDV140063.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, Map 60 (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.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140063Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1990. DAP/QF. Devon Aerial Photograph. 1-8.
SDV170233Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Unknown.
SDV170238Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX67SE44. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV170240Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. NMR SX6771/1. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 66-69.
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: #119699 ]
SDV214895Aerial Photograph: Devon County Council Photographic Unit. 1988. DAP/JW. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 9a,10.
SDV231175Article in Serial: Fox, A.. 1954. Celtic Fields and Farms on Dartmoor in Light of Recent Excavations at Kestor. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 20. Unknown. 102.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
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. Map 60.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV126408Related to: Disturbed hut circle by reave near Holne Moor Leat (Monument)
MDV25399Related to: Holne Moor Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2019 11:39AM