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Dartmoor Site: Gripper's Hill Enclosed Settlement

Gripper's Hill Enclosed Settlement

Gripper's Hill Enclosed Settlement

Photo taken on 25-03-2016

Database entries

OS Map: SX 68156 64874
OS Source: PDW
HER: MDV5742
Megalithic Portal: 45320
Alternate name: Gripper's Hill
Short Name: ES Grippers
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Lidar: SX 68156 64874
Nearest Bus Stop: South Brent Pool Park (5.4 km) [Route: 38]
Nearby sites: SX 68156 64874


"A Bronze Age pastoral settlement on Gripper's Hill, Dean Prior, was excavated in July 1954 by Lady Aileen Fox on behalf of the Ministry of Works. The site comprises four enclosures containing ten or more huts."


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