Possible building south of Compton Scorpion Farm

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible building of unknown date. It might be a Medieval or Post Medieval house platform. It is visible as an earthwork. It is located 900m south east of Windmill Hill Plantation.

Notes about this historic site

1 Earthworks and traces of two dry stone walls at Compton Scorpion Farm could indicate a building. A few sherds etc. in the area. In the S of the field are areas of ridge and furrow and traces of an earthwork enclosure or large terrace. This may indicate a Med/P Med house platform. The platform is defined on three sides by a bank 0.5-1.5m high and on the fourth (uphill) side by a lynchet.

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