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HER Number:MDV50384
Name:Hut 48

Summary

One of a group of about 94 hut circles at watern oak. Hut 48; diam 4m. Very well built with large stones, no visible entrance, fireplace was east of north.36 cooking stones and some flint flakes (anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and coursed walling type. Interior measures 4.1m in diam and is defined by a 1.8m wide wall standing up to 0.9m high. Doorway is partly blocked and faces s. Excavation by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905, revealed a hearth built up against the ne wall, three dozen cooking and fire stones and flint flakes (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 565 834
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/16/72
  • 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 48; diam 4m. Very well built with large stones, no visible entrance, fireplace was east of north.36 cooking stones and some flint flakes (anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and coursed walling type. Interior measures 4.1m in diam and is defined by a 1.8m wide wall standing up to 0.9m high. Doorway is partly blocked and faces s. Excavation by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905, revealed a hearth built up against the ne wall, three dozen cooking and fire stones and flint flakes (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250713.

Osa=sx58se9.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250714.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250715.

Des=mpp/123892.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV250713Migrated Record:
SDV250714Migrated Record:
SDV250715Migrated 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 1:13PM