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HER Number:18163.21
Name:CARN BREA - Neolithic settlement

Summary

Traces of structures on the eastern summit of Carn Brea may represent occupation prior to the construction of the Tor Enclosure

Grid Reference:SW 6865 4082
Parish:Carn Brea, Kerrier, Cornwall
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Protected Status

  • Conservation Area: CARN BREA
  • Scheduled Monument CO79: Carn Brea Castle

Other References/Statuses

  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 18163.21
  • SMR No. (OS Quarter-sheet and SMR No.): SW64SE 113.2

Monument Type(s):

Full description

Structures excavated on sites J and K to the south and west of the Castle on the eastern summit of Carn Brea may represent a phase of occupation in the early Neolithic prior to the construction of the Tor Enclosure (b1).


<1> Mercer, R, 1981, Excavations at Carn Brea, Illogan, 56-58 (Article in serial). SCO3929.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO3929 - Article in serial: Mercer, R. 1981. Excavations at Carn Brea, Illogan. CA No 20. 56-58.

Associated Finds

  • FCO1258 - SHERD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2501 BC)

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records

18163Part of: CARN BREA - Neolithic tor enclosure, Iron Age hillfort (Monument)