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HER Number:MDV6481
Name:Hut in field west of the Holne Moor Leat

Summary

One of a pair of huts (see also MDV6482), this example has an internal diameter of 5.5 metres with walling 1 metre thick and 0.6 metres high. It has a levelled interior and a south facing entrance. It is built on to a parallel reave, part of the Dartmeet reave system.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 676 718
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 45SX 67 SE 45
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/89
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/89/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 797A,C
  • Old SAM County Ref: 797C
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 442986

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX67SE45, Hut A (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV140775.

(Visited 27/4/1950) Hut A; one of two hut circles. Diameter 7.5 metres. The wall on the north-east perimeter has been mutilated during construction of an old boundary bank. The remainder of the wall is of the usual turf covered stones, average height 0.4 metres. No obvious entrance.


National Monument Record, 1977, NMR SX6771, 66-69 (Aerial Photograph). SDV141238.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX67SE45 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV140770.

A: SX 6762 7182: A type 1 hut circle situated on a north-west facing slope at 290 metres OD which has an internal diameter of 5.5 metres with walling 1 metre thick and 0.6 metres high. It has a levelled interior and a south facing entrance. It is built on to a parallel reave, part of the large system (SX 67 SE 92).


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

Hut circle attached to field boundary visible on 1977 aerial photograpph.


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


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


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.

(Visited 18/04/1996) SX 6763 7182 and SX 6762 7178: Apart from corrections to the grid references the 1977 description of these huts is correct.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140063Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1990. DAP/QF. Devon Aerial Photograph. 1-8.
SDV140770Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX67SE45. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Unknown.
SDV140775Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX67SE45. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. Hut A.
SDV141238Aerial Photograph: National Monument Record. 1977. NMR SX6771. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 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: #119697 ]
SDV214895Aerial Photograph: Devon County Council Photographic Unit. 1988. DAP/JW. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 9a,10.
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV27685Part of: Dartmeet parallel reave system on Holne Moor (Monument)
MDV6482Related to: Hut in field west of the Holne Moor Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7100 - Holne Moor Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2019 11:10AM