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One of the hut circles in Grimspound Bronze Age village on Dartmoor. The village dates back to around 1300BC meaning it is well over 3000 years old.
The walls of the hut would originally have been two or three times higher and it is thought the roof would have been thatched, possibly with heather. I like this hut as it has a little porch - very useful on Dartmoor where it is often cold and windy!
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Apr 25 2011 08:35 GMT Cronos1
Thank you for sharing. Very interesting, and a beautiful landscape too.
Apr 25 2011 09:13 GMT FLUMP
i haven't been there for many years but Dartmoor is a beautiful place....nice shot
Apr 25 2011 09:15 GMT Bigbear10
A wonderful capture and description
Apr 25 2011 10:39 GMT Annamaria
Interesting story..... Beautiful find!!
Apr 25 2011 10:57 GMT MargNZ
Amazing ancient history ... interesting photo Thor :)
Apr 25 2011 18:31 GMT sini
Interesting place:)
Apr 27 2011 11:04 GMT hans55 PRO
a very interesting historical place !!!
Apr 27 2011 12:38 GMT Jakeobean
Thor...I remember going to rock outcrops on the Yorkshire Moor to read...it was so peaceful....but it was extremely important to stay out of the wind....
Apr 28 2011 16:00 GMT LizSA
amazing.... very sentimental..!!

we will be in Preston in September to visit our daughter and her family.
then we will do the Roman Wall in Chester and the Rib Chester wall. it is close to them. first we will go to USA to our other child.