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Dartmoor Site: Dean Moor Enclosed Settlement

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Dean Moor Enclosed Settlement

Dean Moor Enclosed Settlement

Photo taken on 25-03-2016

OS Map: SX 67760 65450
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 66 NE 19
HER record: 14799
Megalithic Portal: 45324
Alternate name: Dean Moor
Short Name: ES:Dean Moor
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Notes: Enclosed settlement on Dean Moor, excavated between 1954 and 1956, prior to construction of the reservoir. Prehistoric walled enclosure containing at least 13 huts together with pens. Parallels have been drawn with the settlement at Kestor. Part of the prehistoric settlement was incorporated into a medieval farmstead (see HER record 14221). Part of site now flooded by Avon Reservoir.
Nearby sites: SX67766545

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