MDE21510 - Hut circle in the Valley of Rocks (Monument)

Summary

A probable hut circle is visible as an oval platform, which is levelled into the slope with occasional large boulders visible.

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Full Description

An oval platform measures 9 metres east to west by 7.5 metres internally, and is levelled into the slope with occasional large boulders visible. It is probably a hut circle. [1] An oval platform measures c.9 by 8.4 metres. It is cut into a north facing slope. Its front edge is defined by a sharp scarp containing some stone and large natural blocks. There is a possible entrance visible at the northeast edge. It is adjacent to a substantial fieldbank running north to south. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 9 November 1993.
  • <2> Report: Jamieson, E.. 1999. The Valley of Rocks, Lynton & Lynmouth, North Devon. P.5.

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Location

Grid reference SS 7065 4966 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 53766
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/28/1

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:05PM

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