Site Event/Activity record EEM13989 - 2010: TS - Burnt mound, Hoccombe Combe
Exmoor National Park Authority
A mound was found on a flood plain in Hoccombe Combe, on Brendon Common, on 6th November 2009. It is a U-shaped mound, about 10 metres by 8 metres, and up to 1.2 metres high. It is turf covered, and has a high stone content. The distinctive shape of the mound combined with its proximity to water strongly suggests that the feature is a burnt mound. 
- <1> SEM7415 Report: Wilson-North, R.. 2010. Burnt Mound, Hoccombe Combe.
- <2> SEM7638 Report: Wilson-North, R.. 2011. A Burnt Mound on Brendon Common, Exmoor.
- <3> SEM7987 Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1577814, Extant 16 June 2021.
|Location||Hoccombe Combe, Brendon Common|
|Grid reference||SS 77820 44493 (point) GPS derived|
|Civil Parish||BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
- MEM15651 Bronze Age burnt mound in Hoccombe Combe (Monument)
Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (1)
- EEM13990 Geophysical Survey of a Burnt Mound in Hoccombe Combe
Record last edited
Jun 16 2021 9:35PM