Iron Age Hillfort Known As Burleigh Dolts, 280m South East of Burleigh Farm


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County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

South Hams District Council


South Huish

Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SN708708 (270795, 40572)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.2504, -3.81251

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The site of a possible fogou, now destroyed. A feature described as a "walled cave" was discovered in 1788 about 20 yards south of Burleigh Dolts (SX 74 SW 16), towards the summit of the hill. It measures 20 feet in length, 7 or 8 feet wide, and up to 12 feet deep. Nothing was found inside and the owner of the tenement had it dug up.

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