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HER Number:MDV50714
Name:Hut circle 81

Summary

Hut 81, diam 4.57m. Before digging this seemed like a hut circle but nothing was found to indicate habitation (anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank walling type. The interior measures 4m in diameter and is surrounded by a 1.5m wide wall standing up to 0.6m high. Excavations by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905 revealed no traces of habitation within this building (mpp). Vis=mpp description may apply to subsheet 77 (dick).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 566 833
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/16/85
  • Old SAM Ref: 20360(P)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV164844.

Hut 81, diam 4.57m. Before digging this seemed like a hut circle but nothing was found to indicate habitation (anderson). Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) hut circle terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and rubble bank walling type. The interior measures 4m in diameter and is surrounded by a 1.5m wide wall standing up to 0.6m high. Excavations by the dartmoor exploration committee in 1905 revealed no traces of habitation within this building (mpp). Vis=mpp description may apply to subsheet 77 (dick).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240844.

Des=mpp/123900.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240845.

Osa=sx58se9.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240846.

Anderson, i. K. /tda/38(1906)111/hut circle settlement at watern oke.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV240847.

Des=dick, a. M.(dcc)/(10/12/1993)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV164844Migrated Record:
SDV240844Migrated Record:
SDV240845Migrated Record:
SDV240846Migrated Record:
SDV240847Migrated Record:

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 1:28PM