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monument Word or Phrase:UNENCLOSED HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT *  
Definition:A settlement with evidence for several hut circles but clearly lacking an obvious boundary. Where it is not certain whether a boundary existed or not, use HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT. Characteristic of the later prehistoric period.

monument Word or Phrase:BRITISH CONCRETE FEDERATION HUT *  
Definition:A hut consisting of a frame of reinforced concrete posts into which panels could be slotted. Designed by the British Concrete Federation (BCF) during WWII.

monument Word or Phrase:ENCLOSED HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT *  
Definition:A settlement showing evidence for one or more hut circles, enclosed by a distinct boundary ditch, wall, earth rampart or similar barrier. Characteristic of the later prehistoric period.

monument Word or Phrase:MINISTRY OF WORKS STANDARD HUT *  
Definition:A concrete hut produced by the Ministry of Works as a cheaper alternative to the BCF hut as any suitable wall cladding could be employed in its construction. Usually used to form barrack blocks on airfields from 1944 onwards.

monument Word or Phrase:MINISTRY OF SUPPLY LIVING HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of cant sided lightweight timber wall sections bolted together. Externally the walls were clad with plasterboard covered with felt. Designed for use as barrack accommodation during WWII.

monument Word or Phrase:MINISTRY OF SUPPLY TIMBER HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of a light timber frame with external weather boarded walls and a timber felt covered roof. They were used as barrack blocks during WWII. Manufactured by Magnet Limited.

monument Word or Phrase:TURNERS CURVED ASBESTOS HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure consisting of six curved asbestos cement sheets that were bolted together, without a frame, creating a hut semi-circular in section. Used on airfields during WWII and manufactured from 1942 by the Turner Asbestos Company.

monument Word or Phrase:MINISTRY OF WORKS HALL HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of lightweight timber wall sections bolted together. Externally the walls were clad with plasterboard covered with felt. Designed for use as officers accomodation during WWII.

monument Word or Phrase:JANE CORRUGATED IRON HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated temporary structure made of lightweight timber framed panels clad externally with corrugated iron sheets. Used during WWII as officers quarters. Possibly manufactured by Boulton and Paul Limited.

monument Word or Phrase:LEVEL CROSSING GATE HUT *  
Definition:Hut for use at Level Crossings that were not adjacent to Signal Boxes.

monument Word or Phrase:SECTIONAL HUT (TYPE A) *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure consisting of sectional timber framed units that were bolted together. The structure was clad with Canadian Cedar weatherboarding and had a roof of corrugated asbestos. They were used as temporary accommodation on airfields.

monument Word or Phrase:SECTIONAL HUT (TYPE B) *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure consisting of sectional timber framed units that were bolted together. The structure was clad with weatherboarding and had a felted roof. They were used as temporary accommodation on airfields. Also see 'Type A'

monument Word or Phrase:HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT *  
Definition:A settlement consisting of several hut circles, either grouped together or dispersed. Characteristic of the later prehistoric period. Use specific forms where supported by the available evidence. For isolated hut circles use hut circle.

monument Word or Phrase:CHARCOAL BURNERS HUT *  
Definition:A crude shelter for persons engaged in the production of pure carbon by the controlled burning of wood and other organic materials.

monument Word or Phrase:ACCOMMODATION HUT *  
Definition:A hut used for the accommodation of members of the armed forces.

monument Word or Phrase:BCF FLAT ROOF HUT *  
Definition:A hut consisting of a frame of reinforced concrete posts into which concrete panels were slotted. Designed by the British Concrete Federation during WWII to be resistant to bomb blasts & used for military accommodation, child nurseries and clinics etc.

monument Word or Phrase:BARK PEELERS HUT *  
Definition:A round hut, similar to a CHARCOAL BURNERS HUT, associated with forest industry. The bark was later used in the tanning process.

monument Word or Phrase:WOODWORKERS HUT *  
Definition:A hut used by a person who makes items from wood. Often found in a woodland setting.

monument Word or Phrase:HALF BRICK HUT *  
Definition:A type of temporary military hutting used throughout WWII constructed of brick in 'stretcher bond' 4.5 inches thick with a light steel truss roof usually covered with corrugated asbestos sheeting. Used for accommodation, as gyms, training huts etc.

monument Word or Phrase:BCF LIGHT HUT *  
Definition:A hut consisting of a frame of reinforced concrete posts into which panels of either pre cast concrete or corrugated asbestos could be slotted. Designed by the British Concrete Federation during WWII.

monument Word or Phrase:CTESIPHON HUT *  
Definition:A concrete arched military hut constructed by pouring concrete over hessian cloth that had been stretched over a temporary steel framework. Semi circular in section usually with end walls of brick. Designed by the waller Housing Corp in 1943.

monument Word or Phrase:HANDCRAFT HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure consisting of trough shaped asbestos sheets bolted together to form a seven sided building in section with end walls of rendered brick. Manufactured from 1942 by the Universal Asbestos Company for use as airfield accommodation.

monument Word or Phrase:NASHCRETE HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of reinforced concrete posts supporting a pitched roof frame with an infilling of concrete panels. Produced by during WWII as barrack accommodation and as emergency housing. Similar in style to Maycrete huts.

monument Word or Phrase:SHEPHERDS HUT *  
Definition:A small building used as a shelter by a shepherd.

monument Word or Phrase:GATEMANS HUT *  
Definition:A small building used by a gatekeeper.

monument Word or Phrase:HUT PLATFORM *  
Definition:Levelled or terraced area of ground presumed to have been the site of a house or hut.

monument Word or Phrase:LINKMANS HUT *  
Definition:A small shelter used by a man employed to carry links (torches) to light people along a street.

monument Word or Phrase:MAYCRETE HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of reinforced concrete posts supporting a pitched roof frame with an infilling of sawdust concrete panels. Produced by Maycrete Ltd during WWII.

monument Word or Phrase:HOPPERS HUT *  
Definition:A hut provided as accommodation for hop pickers and may also be know as a Hop Pickers' hut

monument Word or Phrase:QUONSET HUT *  
Definition:A lightweight prefabricated structure of corrugated galvanized steel having a semicircular cross section. The design was based on the Nissen hut developed by the British during the First World War.

monument Word or Phrase:TINNERS HUT *  
Definition:A small dwelling providing living accommodation for a tin miner.

monument Word or Phrase:HUT CIRCLE *  
Definition:A round house indicated by the presence of a low, roughly circular bank of turf, earth or stone, which formed the base of the walls. Characteristic of the later prehistoric period. Where several occur together use HUT CIRCLE SETTLEMENT.

monument Word or Phrase:NISSEN HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of a steel frame clad in corrugated iron. Semi-circular in section they were used as accommodation for the armed forces and, during WWII, as emergency housing for bombed out civilians. Also used for storage.

monument Word or Phrase:ROMNEY HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of a steel frame clad in corrugated iron. Semi-circular in section they were used for storage and as workshops, cinemas etc during WWII. Designed at Romney House, London by the Directorate of Fortifications & Works.

monument Word or Phrase:BEACH HUT *  
Definition:A small timber one-roomed dwelling where holiday makers could rest after a day spent sunbathing, swimming and playing on the beach.

monument Word or Phrase:HUERS HUT *  
Definition:Hut along the coast, which provided shelter for lookouts known as "huers", who kept watch for the pilchard shoals that passed by the coast. Built of stone or wood. Particular common to Cornwall.

monument Word or Phrase:LAING HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of standard lightweight timber wall sections bolted together. Externally the walls were clad with plasterboard covered with felt. Designed in 1940 for use as barrack accommodation.

monument Word or Phrase:ORLIT HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of reinforced concrete posts and beams with infillings of pre stressed concrete planks and felted slabs. Initially used for military barracks in WWII and later for civilian housing. Manufactured by the Orlit Company.

monument Word or Phrase:SCOUT HUT *  
Definition:A building used for meetings and other events by Scouts Associations.

monument Word or Phrase:SECO HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of cellular hollow plywood 'aero' beams and columns clad with timber framed units of flat asbestos facing sheets and a felt roof. Designed as airfield accommodation that could be reused as post WWII emergency housing.

monument Word or Phrase:XYZ HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated timber structure similar to Sectional hutting that was used by the Air Ministry for accommodation at airfields during WWII. Manufactured by Gerrard and Sons from 1939 to 1941.

monument Word or Phrase:HUT *  
Definition:A building of basic construction, usually smaller in size than a house and constructed from a variety of materials such as mud, turf, branches, wood, brick, concrete or metal. Use more specific type where known.

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