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HER Number:29247.20
Name:CASTLE PENCAIRE - Iron Age hut circle


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

Grid Reference:SW 5991 3003
Parish:Germoe, 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): 29247.20

Monument Types

Full description

A curvilinear banked enclosure is visible as earthworks on aerial photographs (p1, p2), lying within Castle Pencaire, towards the western entrance of the hillfort. The feature is approximately 7.0m by 5.0m in size and 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)