hut circle


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hut circle

n
(Archaeology) archaeol a circle of earth or stones representing the site of a prehistoric hut
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hut circle

A circle of earth or stones that marks where a prehistoric hut once stood.
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A statement from the team said: "Battle Hill contains a variety of previously unmapped prehistoric sites including Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age lithic scatters, a possible Iron Age hillfort, a 3,000-year-old upstanding hut circle as well as a potential Neolithic or Bronze Age cairn.
"You might take a picture of one thing, such as a Bronze Age hut circle, and end up with something else on your negative," said Prof Morris.
In Redcar and Cleveland, an unenclosed hut circle settlement on Waupley Moor, 800m south-west of Clay Hall Farm, Loftus, is "damaged because of plant growth."
Outside the walls is a hut circle the romantically-inclined may like to believe was Celynin's hermit cell
Beyond the beach's dunes are a number of ancient hut circles, which will appeal to history buffs or those looking to find out more about the area.
People visit to walk, climb the cliffs, take photos of and visit the iconic lighthouse, visit the ancient hut circles and perhaps visit the excellent cafe, check out the unique geology or just sit and enjoy nature at its best.
The group explored trails such as Clennell Street, Salters Road, Dere Street and The Street, recording Bronze Age hut circles, Iron Age forts, Roman camps, medieval field systems, defensive towers, 19th Century illicit whisky stills, and abandoned farmsteads.
2 DARTMOOR, DEVON From PS80pp a night Hill forts, hut circles, dolmens and cairns litter the bleak uplands, where the dominant modern presence is the silhouette of the high-security jail at This is a brooding Princetown.
Prior to the flood, an archaeological dig uncovered Iron Age hut circles as well as Roman farmsteads, proving that the fertile land had been worked for thousands of years.
The plaque with tribute to Roland S Close, 1908 - 1978 |at iron age hut circles on Percy Rigg
The turbine would be erected on Tre Ifan farm near Brynsiencyn, Anglesey barely 300 metres from an ancient settlement, hut circles and a standing stone - and 900m from the village which is in an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB).
The fort is capped by three cairns which can be seen for miles around, and aerial photography has revealed around 220 hut circles in which lived a large Celtic population from about 300BC.