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HER Number:MDV3517
Name:Hut circle 14, Watern Oke settlement

Summary

One of a group of 94 hut circles at watern oak. Hut 14; diam 3.65m; apparent entrance on east side. Rubbing and cooking stones found. Between huts 14 and 15 an area has evidently been used as a fireplace for it was burnt in several places (anderson). Vis=29/9/1986 (robinson) fmw visit. Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terrarced into hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank type. Internal diam 3.5m. Wall 1.5m wide, 0.8m high. Doorway to e, clearly defined by facing slabs. Boundary wall leads sw from the w side. Excavations in 1905 recovered rubbing and cooking stones (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 563 835
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/16/15
  • Old SAM County Ref: 488
  • Old SAM Ref: 20354(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

One of a group of 94 hut circles at watern oak. Hut 14; diam 3.65m; apparent entrance on east side. Rubbing and cooking stones found. Between huts 14 and 15 an area has evidently been used as a fireplace for it was burnt in several places (anderson). Vis=29/9/1986 (robinson) fmw visit. Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terrarced into hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank type. Internal diam 3.5m. Wall 1.5m wide, 0.8m high. Doorway to e, clearly defined by facing slabs. Boundary wall leads sw from the w side. Excavations in 1905 recovered rubbing and cooking stones (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233691.

Osa=sx58se9.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233692.

Anderson, i. K. /tda/38(1906)101-113/11th report of the dartmoor exploration committee.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233693.

Des=mpp/123844.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV233691Migrated Record:
SDV233692Migrated Record:
SDV233693Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV3312Part of: Hut circle settlement at Watern Oke (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8141 - Condition survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV8291 - Okehampton Range: Monument Baseline Condition Survey
  • EDV7368 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area, Peter Tavy

Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2021 12:58PM