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Dartmoor Site: Archerton Settlement

Archerton Settlement

Database entries

OS Map: SX 641 788
OS Source: Constructed
HER: MDV5931
Megalithic Portal: 42727
Alternate name: Archerton
Short Name: ST:Archerton
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Lidar: SX 641 788
Nearby sites: SX 641 788


An oval pound now planted with trees. Rowe noted remains of banks and a hut within the enclosure. Prowse mentions traceable sub-division banks with distinct evidence of nine hut circles and a further one, ten yards diameter, "close outside on the east". See: T.D.A. Vol. 23 pp.311-12


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