hut circle


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hut circle

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

hut circle

A circle of earth or stones that marks where a prehistoric hut once stood.
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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
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.
Also full is an archaeology walk taking place at in Whitley Castle, site of the Roman camp of Epiacum and Whitley Common, with former lead mines and the remains of 22 medieval shielings, plus several prehistoric hut circles.
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.
At High Borrans, in 100BC there was a hut settlement of Celtic speaking farmers - the stone outlines of hut circles, and enclosures of this site can still be seen today, beyond the farm buildings.
On this relatively short section of coastline I saw evidence of centuries of industry and habitation: Iron-Age hut circles, lime kilns, a corn mill, colliery, airfield and oil refinery, all overgrown with ivy, grasses and flowers, reclaimed by nature.
But while the evidence suggests it was just there for times of battle, the survey has found 118 hut circles at Midsummer Hill backing the theory that this fort with the advantage of a spring water supply was occupied permanently.