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HER Number:MDV6483
Name:Hut within small enclosure in reave system on Holne Moor

Summary

A double-walled hut, internal diameter 6.0 metres, with walling 1.3 metres thick and 0.6 metres high. It is on a north-east slope but has a levelled interior with an orthostatic entrance on the south-east.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 680 718
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 SE 46
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/266
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/91
  • Old SAM County Ref: 966
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Old SAM Ref: 22368
  • Pastscape: 442989

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX67SE46 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV140782.

(Visited 27/4/1950) Hut circle, 7.5 metres in diameter. Walls consist of large turf covered stones 1.5 metres wide by 0.7 metres high. This hut circle was probably of the double walled type but difficult to say for certain in its present state.


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


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX67SE46 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV140781.

One of five widely spaced hut circles, centred at SX 681716, occur on the crest and north slopes of a spur between 310 and 330 metres OD. Each seems to be associated with a single rectilinear field
of from 0.5 to 1.0 hectares within the local reave system.
SX 6802 7180. A type 2 hut, internal diameter 6.0 metres, with walling 1.3 metres thick and 0.6 metres high. It is on a north-east slope but has a levelled interior with an orthostatic entrance on the south-east. Hut circles surveyed at 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 within a quadrant enclosure attached to a reave. Forms an integral part of the parallel reave system and enclosure could perhaps be described as a field. Visible on 1977 aerial photograph.


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


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.

(Visited 25/04/1996) Centred SX 681716. The huts are generally as described in 1977.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140781Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX67SE46. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Unknown.
SDV140782Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX67SE46. 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: #119705 ]
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.
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)
MDV12979Related to: Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House (Monument)
MDV12976Related to: Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House (Monument)
MDV12977Related to: Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House (Monument)
MDV12978Related to: Hut on Holne Moor, north-east of Venford House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2019 3:00PM