MDE12855 - Alleged Bronze Age barrow on Furzehill Common (Non-antiquity)
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Type and Period (1)
SS 7360 4455. A fairly large but low circular mound on the centre of Furzehill Common is possibly a barrow. It is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 1997. [1-3] SS 7360 4455. The reference falls on the top of Furzehill Common at about 368 metres above Ordnance Datum. This is a plateau of reclaimed moorland now rough grassland but slowly reverting to heather. No trace of this alleged mound was identified. 
- <1> SEM7406 Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7344b.
- <2> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980, 4079 (April 1947).
- <3> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAM/13/072 (May 1977).
- <4> SMO7324 Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 12 September 1994.
|Grid reference||SS 7359 4455 (point) (Aerial survey)|
|Civil Parish||LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1044104 (Pastscape entry: 1044104)
- Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS74SW/95
- Devon SMR Monument ID: 18179
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20819
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SW127
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1044104
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Jan 22 2018 11:40AM
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