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MSO8124 - Bronze Age Burial Cairn, Haddon Hill, Skilgate

ENPHER Number:MSO8124
Name:Bronze Age Burial Cairn, Haddon Hill, Skilgate
Type of Record:Monument
Grid Reference:SS 97058 28521
Parish:SKILGATE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Summary

A Bronze Age burial cairn, visible as a well-defined stony mound measuring 9.3m in diameter and 0.5m high.

Monument Types

  • CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2500 BC to 701 BC (Unclassified))

Designated Status: none recorded

Description

Centred at SS 97060 28522 is a prehistoric cairn. It measures 9.3 m in diameter and is 0.5 m high. It comprises a well defined, circular, stony mound, with a slight ditch 3 m wide on the south side. Found during field reconnaissance and surveyed at 1:2500 scale, February 1998. [ 1, 2]


Wilson North, R, 1998, Haddon Hill, Brompton Regis, Somerset (Report). SSO2106.


<1> Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, Field Investigators Comment, R Wilson-North 24 February 1998 RCHME Field Investigation (Unpublished document). SMO5111.


<2> Eardley-Wilmot, H., 1981, Worksheet in Devon HER, Wilson-North R and Riley H 1998 "Haddon Hill: The Field Archaeology..." RCHME Survey Report (Unpublished document). SMO5301.

Other References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12666
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE30
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132589
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35879
Date Last Edited:Dec 12 2012 3:38PM

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