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Dartmoor Site: Drizzlecombe Enclosed Settlement

Drizzlecombe Enclosed Settlement

Drizzlecombe Enclosed Settlement

Photo taken on 17-06-2010

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex (Photos 1)
OS Map: SX 59341 67152
OS Source: Constructed
HER: MDV4046
Megalithic Portal: 10509
Alternate name: Drizzlecombe
Short Name: ES Drizzle
Butler map: 49.19
DPD page: 39
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Lidar: SX 59341 67152
Nearest Bus Stop: Meavy Primary School (4.9 km) [Route: 56]
Nearby sites: SX 59341 67152


"The drizzlecombe pound (diam (max 67m, min 64m), thic of wall (max 1.52m, min 1.37m), area 0.3ha) is not circular as there is a considerable length of straight wall on the sw. The wall is much ruined in parts. An inner lining of slabs is still visible on the nw side. Mean elevation of ground is 366m od ground slopes to sw with mean gradient of 1 in 7. A cairn lies a few yards outside the pound wall, two hut circles within the enclosure. The entrance is in the west wall". Lethbridge pp.38-42, diagram p.38.


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