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Multi-periodSite Name: Harford settlement
Country: England County: Devon Type: Ancient Village or Settlement
Nearest Town: Ivybridge  Nearest Village: Harford
Map Ref: SX6444559313
Latitude: 50.417996N  Longitude: 3.909413W
Condition:
5Perfect
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
3 Ambience:
5Superb
4Good
3Ordinary
2Not Good
1Awful
0No data.
4 Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
4 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data
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Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by bec-zog : Harford Hut Circles. SX 577,717. NW of Weatherdon Hill Superb examples of ancient dwellings. There are numerous cairns,cysts, rows and circle within a few miles. (Vote or comment on this photo)
Remains of an ancient settlement on Harford moor, southern Dartmoor. Many hut circles are to be found, several of them in a very good state of preservation.

Easily found just a short walk southeast from the carpark at Harford Moor Gate.

Update October 2019: This settlement is featured on the Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks (PDW) website - see their entries for Harford Moor Settlement and The Neolithic tombs of Cuckoo Ball & Corringdon Ball.

This site is also recorded as Pastscape Monument No. 441259 (Hut circles near Harford Moor) and as MDV2849 (Hut circle settlement on Harford Moor) on the Devon and Dartmoor HER. It is also scheduled as Historic England List Entry No. 1013210 (Unenclosed stone hut circle settlement west of Butter Brook Reservoir).
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Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement (Vote or comment on this photo)

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by Bladup (Vote or comment on this photo)

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement (Vote or comment on this photo)

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement (Vote or comment on this photo)

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by louwin : Double stone walls

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, The Lower level of the Double Hut.

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Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, a hut.

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, half of a hut which survives.

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Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, a ruined hut.

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Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, shadey hut.

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Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, a nicely preserved hut.

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Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, Quaint Hut.

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, picturesque hut.

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, stone with a double hut beyond.

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, a nicely preserved hut.

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by Bladup : Harford settlement, a double hut.

Harford settlement
Harford settlement submitted by bec-zog : Harford Hut Circles. SX 577717. NW of Weatherdon Hill

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 279m E 99° Butter Brook* Standing Stone (Menhir) (SX64725926)
 367m N 6° Harford Moor Encircled Cairn* Stone Circle (SX6449459677)
 815m NE 52° Harford S.* Multiple Stone Rows / Avenue (SX651598)
 829m ESE 119° Weatherdon Hill (Devon) Ring Cairn (SX65165889)
 878m NE 47° Harford Moor N* Stone Row / Alignment (SX651599)
 946m N 4° Lower Piles* Ring Cairn (SX6453660255)
 955m NE 51° Butterbrook* Stone Row / Alignment (SX652599)
 1.1km NW 320° Burford Down (Tristis Rock)* Cairn (SX63776015)
 1.1km ESE 116° Weatherdon Hill Cairns* Barrow Cemetery (SX65405881)
 1.1km NW 317° Burford Down Stone Row* Stone Row / Alignment (SX63696016)
 1.1km NW 318° Burford Down Cairn Circle* Stone Circle (SX6370060170)
 1.2km N 355° Lower Piles Enclosed Settlement Ancient Village or Settlement (SX64376048)
 1.2km E 84° Butterdon Hill Barrow* Round Barrow(s) (SX6566059403)
 1.3km ESE 114° Butterdon Hill Cairns* Cairn (SX6560158766)
 1.3km ESE 111° Butterdon Stone Circle* Stone Circle (SX6562958814)
 1.3km SSE 148° Addicombe Cairn and Enclosure* Cairn (SX651582)
 1.3km E 87° Butterdon Hill Cist* Cist (SX6578159341)
 1.4km NE 49° Butterdon Hill Row* Stone Row / Alignment (SX6553960225)
 1.4km ENE 69° Spurrells Cross Cairn Circle* Stone Circle (SX658598)
 1.5km E 93° Butterdon East* Stone Row / Alignment (SX65905920)
 1.5km ENE 66° Spurrells Cross Row* Multiple Stone Rows / Avenue (SX6583759896)
 1.5km ENE 67° Spurrell's Cross Row Terminal Cairn Cairn (SX6585859864)
 1.6km NNW 330° Burford Down Standing Stone* Standing Stone (Menhir) (SX6370360687)
 1.6km NE 41° Hobajons Cross* Standing Stone (Menhir) (SX65516047)
 1.6km ENE 64° Spurrell's Cross* Ancient Cross (SX65915997)
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