MDE11722 - Possible Bronze Age barrow southeast of Lyn Cross (Monument)


A low round mound, noted on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and thought to be a possible Bronze Age barrow, could not be found during field investigation in 1994.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7302 4785. Low round mound (thought to be a possible barrow) identified by McDonnell on aerial photographs. [1,2] The reference falls in a pasture field on a gentle north facing slope. There is no trace of a mound. [3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7347A.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPR/UK/1980/4049 (April 1947).
  • <3> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 4 February 1994.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 926214, Extant 15 December 2021.



Grid reference Centred SS 7303 4785 (18m by 22m)
Map sheet SS74NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS74NW/68
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 18011
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20742
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NW62
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 926214

Record last edited

Dec 15 2021 11:41AM


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