Enclosures E of Gurlyn
List Entry Summary
This monument is scheduled under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 as amended as it appears to the Secretary of State to be of national importance. This entry is a copy, the original is held by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Name: Enclosures E of Gurlyn
List entry Number: 1007282
The monument may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.
District Type: Unitary Authority
Parish: St. Erth
National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.
Grade: Not applicable to this List entry.
Date first scheduled: 25-Aug-1977
Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.
Legacy System Information
The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.
Legacy System: RSM - OCN
UID: CO 1052
This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.
List entry Description
Summary of Monument
Two oval enclosures 420m east of Gurlyn Farm.
Reasons for Designation
Despite reduction in the height of the banks through cultivation the two oval enclosures 420m east of Gurlyn Farm will retain archaeological and environmental evidence relating to their construction, function, date, relative chronologies, possible territorial significance, agricultural practices, possible settlement, longevity, abandonment and overall landscape context.
This record was the subject of a minor enhancement on 10 December 2015. This record has been generated from an "old county number" (OCN) scheduling record. These are monuments that were not reviewed under the Monuments Protection Programme and are some of our oldest designation records.
This monument includes two oval enclosures situated close to the summit of a prominent hill called Gurlyn Hill overlooking the valley of the River Hayle. The two enclosures survive as entirely buried structures, deposits and layers visible on some aerial photographs. The photographs show evidence for internal enclosures or divisions. The exact date of the enclosures is unknown, but they have been interpreted as possible rounds, univallate enclosures or agricultural settlements.
National Grid Reference: SW 57292 32429
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