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Reason for inclusion: The site of Holmes’ hut so he could observe what was happening on the Moor. It is thought that the names for Grimpen mire and the parish of Grimpen are taken from Grimspound
Accessibility: English Heritage- open any reasonable time during daylight hours
Description: The best known of many Dartmoor prehistoric settlements. It dates from the late Bronze Age. There are the remains of 24 stone houses
Comment: We know the site was visited by Sir Arthur and Fletcher Robinson. There are the remains of stone houses but none with a roof. There are many other sites of prehistoric settlement on the moor.
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