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HER Number:MDV3519
Name:Hut circle 16, Watern Oke settlement

Summary

One of a group of 94 hut circles at watern oak. Hut 16; deep and circular, filled up with large stones. The entrance was just east of south. Burnt stones and rubbing stones were also dug up, also pottery with double line pattern. Vis=29/9/1986 (robinson) rmw visit. Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and coursed stone walls type. The interior measures 2.8m in diameter and is defined by a 1.8m wide wall standing up to 0.9m high. The doorway faces se and is partly blocked. Boundary walls lead e and s from this structure. Excavations by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905 recovered cooking and rubbing stones; also pottery with a double line pattern (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 566 834
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/16/17
  • 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 16; deep and circular, filled up with large stones. The entrance was just east of south. Burnt stones and rubbing stones were also dug up, also pottery with double line pattern. Vis=29/9/1986 (robinson) rmw visit. Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and coursed stone walls type. The interior measures 2.8m in diameter and is defined by a 1.8m wide wall standing up to 0.9m high. The doorway faces se and is partly blocked. Boundary walls lead e and s from this structure. Excavations by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905 recovered cooking and rubbing stones; also pottery with a double line pattern (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233730.

Osa=sx58se9.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233731.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233732.

Des=mpp/123848.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV233730Migrated Record:
SDV233731Migrated Record:
SDV233732Migrated 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

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

Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2021 12:58PM