An Enclosed Stone Hut Circle Settlement 940m Wsw of Nun's Cross


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

West Devon Borough Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Torridge and West Devon

Grid Reference

SN596596 (259552, 69757)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.5101, -3.98103

Nearest Postcode

PL20 6PG

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An enclosed prehistoric settlement (Centred SX 5955 6976) situated on a north-facing slope, south of the confluence of Newleycombe Lake and Drivage Bottom Stream. The settlement consists of two conjoined enclosures, the larger of which is circular in shape and contains 4 Hut Circles and a clearance cairn. The wall, which is composed of a stony bank approximately 1 m wide, survives almost intact apart from the north section that has been breached by a stream flow. The smaller enclosure is sub rectangular in plan and abuts the south east section of the larger enclosure┬┐s exterior wall.

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