MDE13247 - Possible post-medieval shooting butt on Triss Combe (Monument)

Summary

A circular earthern mound with a central square hollow is of uncertain function but may be a shooting butt.

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Protected Status

Full Description

A circular earthern mound 4 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres high with a central square hollow 1.3 metres wide and 0.3 metres deep. The function of the mound is unclear but it has been interpreted as a possible shooting butt. [1] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 11 May 1995.
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1052292, Extant 2 February 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8126 3016 (point)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish MOLLAND, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 SW62
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1052292

Record last edited

Feb 2 2022 3:33PM

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