The settlement consists of a cluster of 13th century stone longhouses – in which the family lived at one end and the animals at the other – on land that was originally farmed in the Bronze Age. Hound Tor was probably deserted in the early 15th century.
There is an Audio Tour: english-heritage.org.uk/content/properties/hound-tor-deserted-medieval-village/233264/hound-tor-deserted-audio
And a website: english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/hound-tor-deserted-medieval-village
April 8, 2018
Hound Tor medieval village consists of a cluster of 13th century stone longhouses and was probably deserted some time in the 16th century. These days, the atmospheric remains are a fantastic place to explore. It is very strange to imagine a family and their animals living life in this desolate location hundreds of years ago.
September 29, 2020
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