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HER Number:MDV3540
Name:Hut circle 39, Watern Oke settlement

Summary

Location of this hut uncertain.
One of a group of about 94 hut circles at Watern Oke. Hut 39 (diameter 1.83m); rough and irregular with entrance to south-west, probably a cooking hut. Fire was at east end.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 564 834
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/16/38
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/35/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 488
  • Old SAM Ref: 20363
  • Old SAM Ref: 20363(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Anderson, I. K., 1906, 11th Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee, 108, hut 39 (Article in Serial). SDV337055.

One of a group of about 94 hut circles at Watern Oke. Hut 39 (diam 1.83m); rough and irregular with entrance to south-west, probably a cooking hut. Fire was at east end.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset. (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015 onwards, 2015 onward Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV362959.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.
SDV337055Article in Serial: Anderson, I. K.. 1906. 11th Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 38. A5 Hardback. 108, hut 39.
SDV362959Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015 onwards. 2015 onward Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV3312Part of: Hut circle settlement at Watern Oke (Monument)
MDV3561Related to: Tinner's hut built over hut circle 80, Watern Oke settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7620 - Okehampton Artillary Range
  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project
  • EDV8679 - Okehampton Range: Management Survey
  • EDV8291 - Okehampton Range: Monument Baseline Condition Survey
  • EDV8695 - Survey of Okehampton North Dartmoor Military Range

Date Last Edited:Nov 5 2021 4:03PM