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HER Number:MDV3535
Name:Hut circle 31, Watern Oke settlement

Summary

One of a group of about 94 hut circles at watern oak. Stone hut 31; internal diam 3.66m. Made of large stones. No entrance (anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and single orthostat type. Interior measures 2.6m in diam and is defined by a 1.8m wide wall standing up to 1m high. Doorway is blocked and not visible. A boundary wall leads northwards from the north edge of the building. Excavated by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905, but there is no record of any artefacts or internal structures being found (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/16/33
  • 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. Stone hut 31; internal diam 3.66m. Made of large stones. No entrance (anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and single orthostat type. Interior measures 2.6m in diam and is defined by a 1.8m wide wall standing up to 1m high. Doorway is blocked and not visible. A boundary wall leads northwards from the north edge of the building. Excavated by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905, but there is no record of any artefacts or internal structures being found (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235490.

Osa=sx58se9.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235491.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235492.

Des=mpp/123869.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV235490Migrated Record:
SDV235491Migrated Record:
SDV235492Migrated 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