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HER Number:MDV6471
Name:Western of two hut circles within the reave system on Holne Moor, Holne

Summary

Hut Circle '2' (Butler) the western of two hut circles within the reave system on Holne Moor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 689 704
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 35
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/81
  • Old SAM Ref: 22370
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: sx67se35
  • Pastscape: 442956

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1947, RAF/CPE/UK/2149, 4416 (Aerial Photograph). SDV282746.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1955, SX67SE35 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV140071.

(07/05/1955) Hut circles.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX67SE35 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV140070.

SX 6891 7045: Two type 1, hut circles of average internal diameter 6.5 metres with walls 1.3 metres wide and in very poor condition, lie on a moderate, well drained, north east facing slope at 335 metres above OD. They are cut back into the slope and integrated with the field walls of the parallel reave system (SX 67 SE 92). Surveyed at 1:10 000 on PFD.

National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1457, 462-465 (Aerial Photograph). SDV172921.

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

Two hut circles visible on aerial photographs at SX 6892 7047 and SX 6893 7044 which is incorporated into a east-west reave of the reave system SX67SE/245. Visible on the 1979 National Monuments Record aerial photograph.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 176-7, Map 59, Figure 59.1 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Hut Circle '2' of 4.6 metres diameter at 'Venford Reservoir East' is connected to Hut Circle '1' to the east by a curved bank which breaks the neat rectangular pattern of the surrounding fields.

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.

(18/04/1996) The western hut at SX 6890 7046 measures 6 metres in internal diameter while its companion to the east measures 7 metres.

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

Hut shown on survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140070Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX67SE35. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Unknown.
SDV140071Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1955. SX67SE35. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV172921Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1457. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. 462-465.
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.
SDV282746Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1947. RAF/CPE/UK/2149. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4416.
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. 176-7, Map 59, Figure 59.1.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV129689Related to: Eastern of two hut circles within the reave system on Holne Moor, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 9 2021 1:25PM