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HER Number:29247.40
Name:CASTLE PENCAIRE - Iron Age enclosure

Summary

A rectilinear banked enclosure visible as earthworks on aerial photographs is likely to be the remains of a prehistoric enclosure.

Grid Reference:SW 5993 3006
Parish:Breage, Kerrier, Cornwall
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Protected Status

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

Other References/Statuses

  • National Mapping Programme (Morph No.): 1047.22
  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 29247.40

Monument Types

Full description

A rectilinear banked enclosure is visible as earthworks on aerial photographs (p1, p2), lying within Castle Pencaire, towards its northern side. The feature is approximately 8.0m by 6.0m in size and considered likely to be the remains of a prehistoric enclosure. 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)