walking today to Leskernick Hill from West Moor Gate, Brown Willy beyond

The southern side of the hill appears as a sprawl of granite, but on this hillside is an amazing Bronze Age settlement – round houses, enclosures, boundary walls and ritual sites. I’ve come here often of over the years, spending time there, and learning something of the site – this is such a special place. The site was surveyed and excavated 1995-99, see Leskernick records by UCL and included in the English Heritage Bodmin Moor Archaeological Survey volume 1: the human landscape 1994. Read more on the Historic Cornwall website

remains of a round house at Leskernick on Bodmin Moor – click image for gallery

This is on access land, see the map for some detail of the site and how to find it.

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