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HER Number:MDV3534
Name:Hut circle 28, Watern Oke settlement

Summary

One of a group of about 94 hut circles at watern oak. Hut 28; diam 3.67m. A well built and well shaped dwelling with entrance to se and fireplace at north; some pieces of flint were found (anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank type. Interior of the structure measures 3.8m in diam, defined by a 1.1m wide wall standing up to 0.7m high. Doorway faces se and is partially blocked. Excavations by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905 revealed a fire-place against the n wall, a possible stone bench and some pieces of flint (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 564 835
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/16/32
  • 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 about 94 hut circles at watern oak. Hut 28; diam 3.67m. A well built and well shaped dwelling with entrance to se and fireplace at north; some pieces of flint were found (anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank type. Interior of the structure measures 3.8m in diam, defined by a 1.1m wide wall standing up to 0.7m high. Doorway faces se and is partially blocked. Excavations by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905 revealed a fire-place against the n wall, a possible stone bench and some pieces of flint (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235499.

Osa=sx58se9.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235500.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV235499Migrated Record:
SDV235500Migrated 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 12:54PM