Hanckel Mound

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Hanckel Mound
Nearest cityRockville, South Carolina
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
MPSHistoric Resources of the Late Archaic-Early Woodland Period Shell Rings of South Carolina, ca. 1,000-2,200 years B.C
NRHP reference #70000586[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 15, 1970

Hanckel Mound (38CH7) is a historic mound located near Rockville, Charleston County, South Carolina. It is one of 20 or more prehistoric shell rings located from the central coast of South Carolina to the central coast of Georgia. On average, it measures 158 feet in diameter and stands 8 feet high. The midden is largely composed of oyster shell.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ E. Thomas Hemings (April 1970). "Hanckel Mound" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Hanckel Mound, Charleston County (Address Restricted)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 2014-08-01.