Hilltop Enclosure 100m North East of Castle Farm


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Hilltop Enclosure
Late 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

SN404404 (240398, 85494)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.6467, -4.25775

Nearest Postcode

PL16 0AR

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A hilltop enclosure located on a high ridge above the confluence of the Rivers Wolf, Thrushel and Lyd. It commands a high and prominent location with wide local views. The monument survives as an oval enclosure marked by a rampart. It is aligned from north east to south west and its interior measures 86.6 metres long by 48.2 metres wide. The rampart measures from 5.9 metres up to 12 metres wide and is a maximum of 1.9 metres high. The outer ditch surrounding the rampart is evident on the eastern side where it is 6.8 metres wide and up to 0.3 metres deep; elsewhere it survives as a buried feature. Scheduled.

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