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HER Number:MDV50391
Name:Hut circle 67, Watern Oke settlement

Summary

One of a settlement at watern oak. Hut 67; diam 2.74m. Fine small circle, no entrance, about a dozen cooking stones, rubber stones, and some fragments of pottery found (anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and coursed walling type. Interior measures 4m by 2m and is defined by a 1.2m wide wall standing up to 0.9m high. Loose rubble is spread throughout the interior. Excavations by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905, recovered a dozen cooking and rubber stones and some pottery sherds (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 567 833
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/16/79
  • Old SAM County Ref: 488
  • Old SAM Ref: 20361(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 settlement at watern oak. Hut 67; diam 2.74m. Fine small circle, no entrance, about a dozen cooking stones, rubber stones, and some fragments of pottery found (anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and coursed walling type. Interior measures 4m by 2m and is defined by a 1.2m wide wall standing up to 0.9m high. Loose rubble is spread throughout the interior. Excavations by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905, recovered a dozen cooking and rubber stones and some pottery sherds (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV251900.

Osa=sx58se9.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV251901.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV251902.

Des=mpp/123905.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV251900Migrated Record:
SDV251901Migrated Record:
SDV251902Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #93762 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3312Part of: Hut circle settlement at Watern Oke (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7620 - Okehampton Artillary Range
  • EDV8291 - Okehampton Range: Monument Baseline Condition Survey
  • EDV7368 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area, Peter Tavy

Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2021 1:20PM