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


A low ring bank, seen on aerial photographs taken in 1947, was suggested to represent a 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 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] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <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XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980.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 Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments.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.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 926180, Extant 15 December 2021.

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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
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NW55
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 926180



Grid reference Centred SS 7203 4669 (24m by 26m)
Map sheet SS74NW

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Record last edited

Dec 15 2021 10:42AM


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