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HER Number:MDV6478
Name:Hut circle 275 metres south-west of Hangman's Pit, Holne

Summary

Hut within the Dartmeet reave system. Described as well-preserved, with heather topped walls in 1993. Survey in 1996 recorded diameter of 4.6 metres, with walls 1.3 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. South-eastern entrance.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 671 712
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/87/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX67SE42 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV140061.

(27/4/1950) Hut B. (SX 6711 7124) second of two hut circles on Holne Moor. Walling of large turf covered stones. Measures 7.0 metres in diameter, with walls 1.5 metres wide and 0.5 metres high. Entrance to south-east.


Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 183, Map 60.4 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Butler's hut 1 (4.7 metres diameter). Well-preserved, with heather topped walls. Entrance to south-east.


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.

(18/04/1996) Centred SX 67207120. One of nine hut circles and two other contemporary structures lie within the area described by the Ordnance Survey in 1977. All the huts are terraced into the gentle north-facing slope providing level interiors of between 3.5 metres and 6.8 metres in diameter. Most of the huts (see related records) adjoin elements of the Dartmeet parallel reave system (SX 67 SE 95). Entrances, where apparent, lie in the south-east or east quadrants.
(SX 6712 7125) Diameter 4.6 metres, walls 1.3 metres wide, 0.6 metres high. South-eastern entrance.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140061Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX67SE42. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
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: #119429 ]
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. 183, Map 60.4.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV6479Related to: Hut circle 250 metres south-west of Hangman's Pit, Holne (Monument)
MDV12993Related to: Hut circle 600 metres south-south-east of Combestone Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 13 2019 12:44PM