Site Event/Activity record EEM14550 - 2009: TS - Little Hangman

Technique(s)

Organisation

English Heritage Exeter Office

Date

May 2009

Description

The Neolithic enclosure and other archaeological features were subject to analytical earthwork survey and photographic record by Hazel Riley of English Heritage on behalf of the National Trust and ENPA. Research was also undertaken to establish its chronological and cultural context. The enclosure shares characteristics with Neolithic tor enclosures and Cornish 'cliff castles'.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 2016. Little Hangman and Challacombe Common, Exmoor National Park: Two possible earlier Neolithic enclosures on western Exmoor.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Sinton, P, Riley, H. and Pullen, R.. 2009. Enclosure and platforms on Little Hangman hill, Combe Martin, Devon. 1:500.

Map

Location

Location Little Hangman, Combe Martin, Devon
Grid reference Centred SS 5852 4806 (136m by 126m) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS54NE
Civil Parish COMBE MARTIN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

  • 18th or 19th Century mine workings on northern slopes of Little Hangman (Monument)
  • 19th Century enclosure bank southeast of Little Hangman (Monument)
  • Prehistoric tor enclosure on Little Hangman (Monument)
  • West Challacombe Farm (Building)

Record last edited

Oct 10 2016 9:18AM