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Dartmoor Site: Holne Chase Castle Fort

Holne Chase Castle Fort

OS Map: SX 72440 71912
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 77 SW 14
HER record: 7996
Alternate name: Holne Chase Castle
Short Name: FT:HolneChase
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 3.5 acres
Lidar: SX72447191
Notes: "A slight univallate hillfort situated on the north facing side of Holne Chase overlooking the River Dart. The hillfort survives as an oval enclosure measuring 120m long by 96m wide internally, defined by a single rampart and ditch with a counterscarp bank present to the north east, west and south west. It has two entrances, a simple gap to the south east and an inturned entrance to the south west."
Nearby sites: SX72447191

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