MDE11727 - Possible banks on Scob Hill (Monument)


Vegetation marks on the northwest slopes of Scob Hill, noted on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and thought to represent banks, could not be found during field investigation in 1993.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7473 4687. McDonnell reported vegetation marks on aerial photographs, suggesting three banks in a small group. [1,2] The area centred at SS 7473 4687 is about 320m OD on the northwest slopes of Scob Hill. The fields have been well ploughed and at present are under close cropped pasture. No trace of the alleged banks was seen. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7446C.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. APs RAF/CPE/UK/1980/3048 APR 1947.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation.



Grid reference SS 7472 4686 (point)
Map sheet SS74NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS74NW/73
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 18099
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20748
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NW66
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 926258

Record last edited

May 31 2013 3:14PM


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