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HER Number:MDV80630
Name:Peat Cutter's Shelter south of Sandy Hole Pass


Peat cutter's shelter constructed from natural granite slabs 900 meters south of Sandy Hole Pass in an area of extensive peat cutting.


Grid Reference:SX 619 808
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHELTER (Constructed, Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD? (Between))

Full description

Marchand, J., 2010, Peat cutter's shelter south of Sandy Hole Pass (Worksheet). SDV347778.

Circular shelter measuring 2.0 meters across and constructed from coursed granite natural slabs, standing about 1.5 meters high was recorded within an area of extensive peat cutting 900 meters south of Sandy Hole Pass. Other details: Also digital copy at T:\HER\HER records added.

Gillard, M., 2019, Notes regarding location of Dartmoor Features (Correspondence). SDV363093.

Accurate location provided for this shelter.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV347778Worksheet: Marchand, J.. 2010. Peat cutter's shelter south of Sandy Hole Pass. Worksheet. A4 Single Sheet.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 5 2019 3:54PM