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Monument Number 442947

Hob Uid: 442947
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Holne
Grid Ref : SX6807070540
Summary : A Bronze Age homestead comprising an enclosure with two huts lying on a gentle well-drained slope at the east end of a small spur. Scheduled.
More information : SX 6807 7055: Enclosed Hut Group (NR). (1)

Enclosure visible on air photographs. (2)

SX 6807 7054: A homestead comprising an enclosure with two huts lies on a gentle well-drained slope at the east end of a small spur at 335 metres above OD. The circular enclosure, diameter 25 metres has a wall in poor condition about 1.4 metres wide internally faced with orthostats. The two terraced type III huts, average internal diameter 4 metres have south east facing entrances and are built on the line of the enclosure wall. The interior of the enclosure and adjacent hillside is clear of boulders but there is no evidence of cultivation.

1:10 000 survey revised on PFD. (3)

Centred SX 6807 7054: A sub-circular enclosure containing two hut circles adjacent to the south west corner of the fence surrounding Venford Reservoir. The enclosure measures 23 metres north to south by 18 metres and is bounded by a turf-covered stoney bank 1.2 metres wide and around 0.4 metres high. Inside and adjacent to the west edge of the enclosure are two hut circles. Both have been terraced into the slope to create level interiors and possess walls 1 metres wide and up to 0.5 metres high. Neither shows any obvious signs of an entrance. The north hut at SX 6806 7055 has an internal diameter of 4.2 metres while at SX 6806 7054 in the south west corner of the enclosure the other hut measures 2.5 metres in diameter. (4)

Depicted by Butler (1993 Map 60). (5)

SX 6807 7056: Part of an enclosed prehistoric settlement south west of Venford Reservoir dam. Scheduled.(6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : RAF CPE/UK/2588 5052-3 15th April 1948
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 07-JUL-1977
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 18-APR-1996 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 5
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Butler J 1993 DARTMOOR ATLAS OF ANTIQUITIES Vol 4 - The South East
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Source Number : 6
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : EH scheduled monument, 15-NOV-2001
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Enclosed Settlement, Hut Circle
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 8746
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 22373
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 SE 32
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Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 SE 32
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-07-07
End Date : 1977-07-07
Associated Activities : Primary, HOLNE MOOR SURVEY
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1996-01-01
End Date : 1997-12-31