Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
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Dartmoor Site: Lower Piles Enclosed Settlement

Lower Piles Enclosed Settlement

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Walk: The Neolithic tombs of Cuckoo Ball & Corringdon Ball
OS Map: SX 64370 60480
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 66 SW 53
HER record: 4354
Megalithic Portal: 45580
Alternate name: Lower Piles
Short Name: ES:Lower Piles
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Notes: "Within the newtake known as lower piles. A group of seven huts near the south east corner of the enclosed land. All now composed of fairly small stones the walls appearing as thick banks of stone and turf, not high, but spreading to a width of 1.8m or more. The diameters vary from c 9.20 to c 12.20m outside measurements. Only one hut has a well defined entrance, this is on the south east side of the circle."
Nearby sites: SX64376048

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