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Dartmoor Site: Walkhampton Enclosed Settlement

Walkhampton Enclosed Settlement

Walkhampton Enclosed Settlement

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Walkhampton and Yes Tor Bottom Settlements
OS Map: SX 56740 72860
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 57 SE 41
HER record: 4964
Megalithic Portal: 45325
Alternate name: Walkhampton
Short Name: ES:Walkhampton
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Notes: "Hut circles 550m s of foggintor quarries. A very fine settlement, set within a well built and substantial enclosure wall, enclosing an area of some 1.0ha. Five hut circles occur within the enclosure varying between 6-10m in diam ... Outside the enclosure to the w are five further huts of similar dimensions - again one of these shows sign of alteration. Under moorland grass." The site was excavated in 1897 by Burnard and Baring-Gould.
Nearby sites: SX56747286

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