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Wall, Hentor Warren, Upper Plym Valley

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

Broad, low, turf-covered, earth and stone bank in which some irregular stones are visible. A lack of heather-cover is a distinguishing feature amidst this heavily overgrown field system. Wall bounds north-eastern side of field (102840*1) and north-western side of adjacent field (102841*1)....

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...

Ha Ha, Killerton Garden, Killerton

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

The ha-ha was built with the other garden improvements between 1900 and 1905, when Sir Charles and Gertrude Acland celebrated their silver wedding. It is formed of large pieces of Killerton stone, 1.18m high, and has two stiles in it. These are made by large pieces of stone laid flat in th...

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...

Prehistoric field system, Boswednack

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

In the late 1950s, Guthrie concluded, in a paper entitled, Terraced fields at Boswednack, Zennor (Gutherie 1956), that the, small, narrow terraced fields may be medieval or later in date. Though he also writes that the field system at Boswednack does, superficially...resemble a late Iron A...

Mound, Beacon Hill Cemetery, Lundy

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

A small mound with two stones situated to the east of the cemetery wall (108930). Width 0.52m, length 0.58m, height 0.08m.Status: Scheduled Monument

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...

Unenclosed hut circle, Trowlesworthy Warren, Upper Plym Valley

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

Unenclosed oval structure situated immediately south of another hut circle (103390) and enclosure (102070). Structure is composed of a turf-covered bank in which inner facing slabs and some rubble core are visible. Entrance to hut circle, in south-western sector, seems to open into a recta...