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]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/72065 051-52 (15 April 2007).
  • <2> Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 64 NW. MD002171.



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

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 NW82
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA107791
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1461624

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:20PM


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