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HER Number:29247.10
Name:CASTLE PENCAIRE - Iron Age hut circle

Summary

A curvilinear banked enclosure visible as earthworks on aerial photographs is likely to be the remains of a hut circle.

Grid Reference:SW 5995 3001
Parish:Breage, Kerrier, Cornwall
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Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument CO1073: Castle Pencaire hillfort, two rounds and a field system, Tregonning Hill
  • Conservation Area: TREGONNING HILL

Other References/Statuses

  • National Mapping Programme (Morph No.): 1047.22
  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 29247.10

Monument Types

Full description

A curvilinear banked enclosure is visible as earthworks on aerial photographs (p1, p2), lying within Castle Pencaire, towards the south-eastern side. The feature is approximately 8.0m across with a possible entrance facing west. It is considered likely to be the remains of a hut circle. The site was plotted during the Cornwall NMP. The monument is included in the Schedule.


NMR, 1979, SW6030/8/138-9 (1457/138-9) (Photographic Record). SCO16658.

NMR, 1979, SW6030/8/140-1 (1457/140-1) (Photographic Record). SCO16659.

Sources / Further Reading

[p1]SCO16658 - Photographic Record: NMR. 1979. SW6030/8/138-9 (1457/138-9). ABP.
[p2]SCO16659 - Photographic Record: NMR. 1979. SW6030/8/140-1 (1457/140-1). ABP.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records

29247Part of: CASTLE PENCAIRE - Iron Age hillfort (Monument)