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Monument Number 440178

Hob Uid: 440178
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Walkhampton
Grid Ref : SX5537071850
Summary : Undated enclosed hut circle
More information : (SX 55387185) Hut Circle (NR) (1)

A prehistoric pound of 0.601 acres, containing a hut circle. Now
integrated with the present field system (Plan). (2-3)

At SX 55377184, on a slight south-west slope there is a homestead,
formed by an enclosed hut circle of Type 2 (SX 56 SE 19). It has
internal diameters of 9.1m. by 8.2m. and a levelled interior. The
walling, 1.3m. wide, incorporates some 'in situ' boulders and inner
facing slabs, with small stones heaped against the outer face. It is
from 0.5m. to 1.1m. high with an entrance gap on the south-east.
(See ground photograph)

The enclosure, Of 0.25 ha., has diameters of 58.0m. north-west to
south-east and 48.0m. northeast to south-west. For 50.0m. on the
south-west side the perimeter is represented by grass covered stony
scarp 0.5m. high; elsewhere it is a 2.0m. wide spread of stones of
similar height, upon which a strong modern field wall has been
constructed. (See plan)

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on MSD at 1:2500. (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Dartmoor 1953 142 153-4 plan (R H Worth)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : APs (F62 58 RAF 6399 044-45 2nd July 1964)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 26-JUN-80
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Prehistoric, Roman
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Monument Type : Hut Circle, Enclosure
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 SE 52
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 SE 52
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-06-26
End Date : 1980-06-26