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HER Number:MDV50379
Name:Hut 34

Summary

One of a group of about 94 hut circles at watern oak. Hut 34; 1.8m by 11.8m. Very rough dwelling constructed of unusually large stones; the floor shows traces of fire.(anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank type. Interior 2.5m in diam, defined by a 1.3m wide wall standing up to 0.5m high. Doorway is blocked and no longer visible. Excavations by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905 revealed traces of fire (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/16/67
  • 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 34; 1.8m by 11.8m. Very rough dwelling constructed of unusually large stones; the floor shows traces of fire.(anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank type. Interior 2.5m in diam, defined by a 1.3m wide wall standing up to 0.5m high. Doorway is blocked and no longer visible. Excavations by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905 revealed traces of fire (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252343.

Osa=sx58se9.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252344.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252345.

Des=mpp/123876.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV252343Migrated Record:
SDV252344Migrated Record:
SDV252345Migrated 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 1:10PM