MMO1776 - Bronze Age hut circle north of Trentishoe Down (Monument)


A possible Bronze Age hut circle is visible on aerial photographs taken in 2007 as an earthwork.

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A possible Bronze Age hut circle is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork to the north of Trentishoe Down. Centred at SS 6281 4808, the hut circle consists of a narrow circular bank enclosing a hollow and measuring approximately 18 metres across. The interior of the bank measures 13 metres across. It is located on a north facing slope, slightly sheltered by a rise to the north. Three other well-preserved hut circles of Bronze Age date lie within 100 metre radius of this monument (see MDE1040 and MDE8961). [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/72065 051-52 (15 April 2007).
  • <2>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 64 NW. MD002171. [Mapped feature: #38660 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1461624, Extant 8 November 2021.



Grid reference Centred SS 6281 4808 (27m by 27m) Aerial Survey
Map sheet SS64NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 NW82
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA107791
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1461624

Record last edited

Nov 8 2021 8:58PM


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