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Dartmoor Site: Scad Brook Enclosed Settlement

Scad Brook Enclosed Settlement

Scad Brook Enclosed Settlement

Photo taken on 22-04-2019

Database entries

OS Map: SX 66681 59973
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV2913
Megalithic Portal: 45573
Alternate name: Scad Brook
Short Name: ES Scad Brook
DPD page: 81
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Lidar: SX 66681 59973
Nearest Bus Stop: South Brent Pool Park (3.5 km) [Route: 38]
Nearby sites: SX 66681 59973


Sub-circular enclosure approximately 1.25 hectares in area containing eleven hut circles ranging from 3.5 metres to 10 metres in diameter, with entrances facing south-east and many of the walls standing up to a metre high. The most complete hut has been excavated and re-instated with walls faced with orthostats and an entrance with jambs. Lethbridge p.81

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