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Hingston Hill Enclosed Settlement

Hingston Hill Enclosed Settlement

Photo taken on 05-06-2016

Database entries

OS Map: SX 59118 69477
OS Source: PDW
HER: MDV3435
Megalithic Portal: 27901
Alternate name: Hingston Hill
Short Name: ES Down Tor
Butler map: 47.7
DPD page: 29
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Lidar: SX 59118 69477
Nearby sites: SX 59118 69477


"Hingston hill pound, east of down tor, is a circular enclosure whose wall consists of large stones. Entrance is marked by a slab like stone which extends through the thickness of a wall. About 100m from the pound in a direction 15 s of e lies the centre of a cairn, c.18m in diameter at the base. The down tor stone row points to this cairn (Worth)". Lethbridge pp.27-29, diagram p.27. Listed as Narrator Brookhead Enclosure on Megalithic Portal.


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