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}}{{Quote|[[Vernon Dursley|Uncle Vernon]] was pointing at what looked like a large rock way out at sea. Perched on top of the rock was the most miserable little shack you could imagine. ''[...]'' As night fell, the promised storm blew up around them. Spray from the high waves splattered the walls of the hut and a fierce wind rattled the filthy windows.|Description of Hut-on-the-Rock|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone}}
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The '''Hut-on-the-Rock''' was the name [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] gave to the hut that [[Vernon Dursley]] somehow managed to rent, in an attempt to move out of the reach of the letters Hogwarts was sending to [[Harry Potter]], Vernon's nephew by marriage.
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The '''Hut-on-the-Rock''' was the name [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] gave to the hut that [[Vernon Dursley]] somehow managed to rent, in an attempt to move out of the reach of the [[Hogwarts acceptance letter|letters]] Hogwarts was sending to [[Harry Potter]], Vernon's nephew by marriage.<ref name="PS3">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 3 (''The Letters From No One'')</ref>
   
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
The hut smelled strongly of seaweed, had only two rooms, a damp and empty fireplace, and was perched upon a rock way out to sea. The hut had only two pieces of furniture: a moth-eaten sofa and a lumpy bed. It was a rather rickety wooden structure which had filthy windows, and wind blew through the many cracks in the walls.
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The hut smelled strongly of seaweed, had only two rooms, a damp and empty fireplace, and was perched upon a rock way out to sea. The hut had only two pieces of furniture: a moth-eaten sofa and a lumpy bed. It was a rather rickety wooden structure which had filthy windows, and wind blew through the many cracks in the walls.<ref name="PS3"/>
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
[[File:Hut-on-the-Rock_(Concept_Artwork).JPG|thumb|left|200px|[[Harry Potter|Harry]] and the [[Dursley family|Dursleys]] heading towards the Hut-on-the-Rock.]]
 
[[File:Hut-on-the-Rock_(Concept_Artwork).JPG|thumb|left|200px|[[Harry Potter|Harry]] and the [[Dursley family|Dursleys]] heading towards the Hut-on-the-Rock.]]
[[Vernon Dursley]] had hoped that being on a rock out to sea, in the middle of a storm, would be enough to prevent the [[Hogwarts acceptance letter|letters]] — which were inviting Harry to attend Hogwarts — from reaching his [[Dursley family|family]]. Out of a mistaken belief that [[wizards]] could not cross water, Vernon chose to resort to isolating [[Harry Potter|Harry]] via the island. Vernon and [[Petunia Dursley]] despised [[magic]] and did not want their nephew, who was the orphaned son of a [[James Potter I|wizard]] and [[Lily Evans|witch]], to enter the [[wizarding world]] and thus increase their exposure to it.
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[[Vernon Dursley]] had hoped that being on a rock out to sea, in the middle of a storm, would be enough to prevent the letters — which were inviting Harry to attend Hogwarts — from reaching his [[Dursley family|family]]. Out of a mistaken belief that [[wizards]] could not cross water, Vernon chose to resort to isolating [[Harry Potter|Harry]] via the island, taking an [[Toothless old man's rowboat|old rowboat]] to get there. Vernon and [[Petunia Dursley]] despised [[magic]] and did not want their nephew, who was the orphaned son of a [[James Potter I|wizard]] and [[Lily Evans|witch]], to enter the [[wizarding world]] and thus increase their exposure to it.<ref name="pottermore">''[[Pottermore]]''</ref>
   
In spite of all their efforts, however, [[Rubeus Hagrid]], Hogwarts' groundskeeper, was able to reach the hut by flight. He forced his way inside, dealt with Vernon's [[rifle|gun]] and gave Harry his acceptance letter. While there, he gave [[Dudley Dursley]] a pig's tail in response to Vernon insulting [[Albus Dumbledore]], whom Hagrid respected and admired greatly. It was on this occasion that Harry first learned he was a [[wizards|wizard]], the truth about [[Attack at Godric's Hollow (1981)|his parents' deaths]], and of the existence of [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]].
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In spite of all their efforts, however, [[Rubeus Hagrid]], Hogwarts' groundskeeper, was able to reach the hut by flight. He forced his way inside, dealt with Vernon's [[rifle|gun]] and gave Harry his acceptance letter. While there, he gave [[Dudley Dursley]] a pig's tail in response to Vernon insulting [[Albus Dumbledore]], whom Hagrid respected and admired greatly. It was on this occasion that Harry first learned he was a [[wizards|wizard]], the truth about [[Attack at Godric's Hollow (1981)|his parents' deaths]], and of the existence of [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]].<ref name="PS3"/>
   
 
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[[File:Hutinterior.png|thumb|Hut's inside.]]
 
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Location

England, The Sea

Permanent residents
Affiliation

The Sea

"Uncle Vernon was pointing at what looked like a large rock way out at sea. Perched on top of the rock was the most miserable little shack you could imagine. [...] As night fell, the promised storm blew up around them. Spray from the high waves splattered the walls of the hut and a fierce wind rattled the filthy windows."
—Description of Hut-on-the-Rock.[src]

The Hut-on-the-Rock was the name Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry gave to the hut that Vernon Dursley somehow managed to rent, in an attempt to move out of the reach of the letters Hogwarts was sending to Harry Potter, Vernon's nephew by marriage.[1]

DescriptionEdit

Insidehut
Hut's inside.
Hunnie BunnAdded by Hunnie Bunn

The hut smelled strongly of seaweed, had only two rooms, a damp and empty fireplace, and was perched upon a rock way out to sea. The hut had only two pieces of furniture: a moth-eaten sofa and a lumpy bed. It was a rather rickety wooden structure which had filthy windows, and wind blew through the many cracks in the walls.[1]

HistoryEdit

Hut-on-the-Rock (Concept Artwork)
Harry and the Dursleys heading towards the Hut-on-the-Rock.
You-Know-WhoAdded by You-Know-Who

Vernon Dursley had hoped that being on a rock out to sea, in the middle of a storm, would be enough to prevent the letters — which were inviting Harry to attend Hogwarts — from reaching his family. Out of a mistaken belief that wizards could not cross water, Vernon chose to resort to isolating Harry via the island, taking an old rowboat to get there. Vernon and Petunia Dursley despised magic and did not want their nephew, who was the orphaned son of a wizard and witch, to enter the wizarding world and thus increase their exposure to it.[2]

In spite of all their efforts, however, Rubeus Hagrid, Hogwarts' groundskeeper, was able to reach the hut by flight. He forced his way inside, dealt with Vernon's gun and gave Harry his acceptance letter. While there, he gave Dudley Dursley a pig's tail in response to Vernon insulting Albus Dumbledore, whom Hagrid respected and admired greatly. It was on this occasion that Harry first learned he was a wizard, the truth about his parents' deaths, and of the existence of Lord Voldemort.[1]

AppearancesEdit

Hutinterior
Hut's inside.
Hunnie BunnAdded by Hunnie Bunn

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Chapter 3 (The Letters From No One)
  2. Pottermore

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