MDE11712 - Unconfirmed prehistoric hut circle southeast of Stock Castle (Monument)

Summary

A low ring bank, seen on aerial photographs taken in 1947, was thought to be a possible prehistoric hut circle. No trace could be found during field investigation in 1994.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 74 NW 55 AP Site (Hut Circle ?) SS 7204 4673. A low ring bank seen by McDonnell [1] on aerial photographs [2] and thought to be a possible hut circle. [1,2] SS 7204 4673. The area is a northwest facing hillslope under pasture. No trace of a ring bank was identified in the vicinity. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7246D. [Mapped feature: #44090 ]
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/YK/1980, 3052 (April 1947).
  • <3> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 3 February 1994.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7203 4669 (24m by 26m)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS74NW/60
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 18002
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20736
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NW55
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 926180

Record last edited

Mar 20 2018 4:15PM

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