MEM22451 - Bronze Age hut platform on Cheriton Ridge (Monument)

Summary

Platform for a Bronze Age round house which forms part of a larger Bronze Age settlement on the west side of Cheriton Ridge.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A well defined sub-circular platform, close to the track to the ford below Hoaroak Cottage. The platform measures 10.8 metres northwest-southeast by 9.3 metres northeast-southwest and is defined on the east by a scarp cut into the hillside 1 metre deep, on the south by a scarp up to 1.5 metres high, and on the north by a bank 1.5 metres wide and 0.5 metres high. This is a platform for a Bronze Age round house and forms part of a larger Bronze Age settlement on the west side of Cheriton Ridge. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 2013. Hoaroak Valley: Historic landscape survey and analysis. 30.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7469 4403 (point)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Record last edited

Dec 4 2013 4:42PM

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