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Dartmoor Site: Shavercombe Enclosed Settlement

Shavercombe Enclosed Settlement

OS Map: SX 59360 66290
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 56 NE 97
HER record: 3344
Megalithic Portal: 45576
Alternate name: Shavercombe
Short Name: ES:Shavercombe
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Notes: "Shavercombe pound is not circular. There is no hut circle within the pound. It is one of two main enclosures in a scheduled area which also includes three isolated hut circles. The fence or wall consisted of granite with large stones in the bottom courses. There are many long stones like broad gateposts laid lengthwise along both faces of the wall and filled between in the centre with small stones. The upper part was probably similarly faced with smaller blocks."
Nearby sites: SX59366629

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