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The Bird Cage, Port Isaac

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Bird Cage, a small 2-and-a-half storey dwelling of irregular pentagonal plan with one room on each floor and a small rectangular single storey addition to the left, dates from the mid 19th century. It was supposedly built by a Valentine Powell Richards, and restored in 1953 by Mr. W.H....

Terrace, Quarries, Lundy

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A slight terrace occupying the western edge of the dressing floors (108824). The eastern limit is defined by a hollow and by the western end of the wall (108825). this feature is largely covered with bracken and is only intemittently visible. Wdith c15m, length c50m. This feature is split...

Possible ridge and furrow cultivation, Hudder Down

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Ridge and furrow cultivation on Hudder Down (west of Hells Mouth), is visible on air photographs taken by the RAF in 1946. CAU fieldwork revealed that there is very scant trace of cultivation ridges in this area, despite relatively clear vegetation (thin low gorse and long grasses). It is...

Site of farm known as Teaps, Chillacombe Farm, Killerton

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

No buildings remain on the site, but a spring which always runs had to be piped away to prevent that area of the field becoming waterlogged.

Whim and shafts, Osbornes Carn

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Close to Osbornes Carn is a shaft which was hedged around by the National Trust in the last few years and which has a row of five granite slabs covering its opening. The hedge is sub-rectangular and within it the old wire fence has been dumped. To the immediate west there is a whim platfor...

Platform, Mousehole and Trap battery, North End, Lundy

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A small, revetted platform, c.2m long x 0.5m wide. Consists of three courses of granite boulders, rectangular in shape, ranging individually in size from c.0.65m to c.0.25m in length. Dry- stone construction; no bonding of any kind. Associated with battery, 4m above (SMR 108046).Status: Sc...

Tinners structures, Shavercombe to Plym Head, Upper Plym Valley

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Four adjacent small rectangular structures situated within tin streamworkings on east bank of Langcombe Brook, south of its confluence with the River Plym. The method of construction and location suggest association with tin working: storage or shelter. The structures are clearly later tha...

Field at W end of Hentor Warren field system, Upper Plym

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Rectangular (slightly trapezoidal) field, part of co-axial field system in Hentor Warren, which is situated at southern side of axis - Willings Walls Reave (102540*0).Status: Scheduled Monument

Cart shed, Carvannel Farm

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Later 19th century (post 1840), long tall single storey open fronted cart shed, gabled at left where attached to earlier stable and hipped at right where attached to former cow house.

Building, Treveal, West Penwith Coast

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A ruined two roomed building sits snugly behind the pigsty (94257), sheltered by a major break in slope to its north. It is shown on the 1842 Tithe Map as a Barn and House (TA 1842) and was still roofed in 1876 (OS 20 map).The best preserved room is that to the west; it is small (4.1m EW x...