Two Stone Hut Circles Situated on the Southern Edge of an Unenclosed Stone Hut Circle Settlement 1180m South of North Hessary Tor


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Hut Circle Settlement
Prehistoric Or Roman

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

West Devon Borough Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Torridge and West Devon

Grid Reference

SN577577 (257730, 73020)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.539, -4.00796

Nearest Postcode

PL20 6QZ

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A possible Prehistoric or Roman settlement consisting of twelve hut circles lie in an exposed position just below the Princetown Railway track. Partially explored by the Dartmoor Exploration Committee they had previously been much pulled about by stone cutters. The larger buildings are from 5.2 to 7m; another hut has a 2m annexe and the smallest building lies just 8m from a major reave.

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