MDE21511 - Likely destroyed hut circle southeast of Castle Rock, Valley of Rocks (Monument)

Summary

One of three circular features shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, annotated 'Hut Circles'. This feature has been cut through by a modern roundabout.

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Protected Status

Full Description

One of three circular features shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, annotated 'Hut Circles'. This feature is drawn with an 11 metre diameter. It may already have been partially disturbed by a track shown clipping the circle's southeastern side.[1] This feature has been cut through by a modern roundabout and all that is now discernible are a few stones, probably the remains of its east side. [3] The feature could not be located on the ground during survey work. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Index: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Record Card.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 9 November 1993.
  • <4> Report: Jamieson, E.. 1999. The Valley of Rocks, Lynton & Lynmouth, North Devon. P.4-5.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7049 4969 (22m by 25m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 53767
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/28/2

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:05PM

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