Hut circles and fields on Dendles Waste


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

South Hams District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

South West Devon

Grid Reference

SN613613 (261311, 63198)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.4516, -3.9538

Nearest Postcode

PL21 9RB

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A settlement of twenty three hut circles and hut stances are located on a south-facing slope in clitter covered by moorland betwen 300m OD and 325m OD; centred SX61286318. Four lie along the line of a reave, a number are semi-submerged in peat lie in dense reed cover and two lie apart from the main group. Most are levelled into the slope. A few ill-defined boulder lines within the clitter, the edges of small contemporary enclosures, notably along the southern edge of the settlement. Investigated and surveyed at 1:200 as part of the RCHME Hawns and Dendles project in 1997.

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