Settlement site, Trentishoe Down

Record ID:  100147 / MNA107797
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  West Exmoor Coast; South West
Civil Parish:  Trentishoe; North Devon; Devon
Grid Reference:  SS 6290 4770
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Summary

A probable settlement site was discovered in July 1984 on burnt ground roughly south west of the summit. The site seems to be enclosed and consists of two hut circles with various internal features.

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Monument Types

  • SETTLEMENT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Description

A probable settlement site was discovered in July 1984 on burnt ground roughly south west of the summit. The site seems to be enclosed and consists of two hut circles with various internal features. A potsherd found on this site about 30 years ago is probably related.

References

  • SZR49040 - National Trust Report: Caroline Thackray. 1984. NT Archaeological Survey, Heddon Estate, Devon.

Designations

None Recorded

Other Statuses and References

  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Heritage Coast
  • National Park
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest

Associated Events

  • ENA490 - Field Survey, NT Archaeological Survey, Heddon Estate, Devon

Associated Finds

None Recorded

Related Records

None Recorded