MDE13259 - Undated mound on North Molton Ridge (Monument)


A low mound was noted during field investigation in 1995. It is 5 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres high and of uncertain date and purpose.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A low, dome shaped mound is centred at SS 7761 3282 in rough heathland on the north facing slope of North Molton Ridge overlooking Darlick Moors. The mound measures 5 metres north to south and 5.1 metres east to west, and is 0.4 metres high. It does not contain a large proportion of stone and there is no visible ditch. There are no other diagnostic features to suggest a clear classification or date. [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>XY Unpublished document: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Field Investigators Comment. HP Chapman and R Wilson-North, 3 January 1995. [Mapped feature: #47597 ]
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1053777, Extant 6 October 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 60639
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/579
  • Environmentally Sensitive Area
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21697
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SE36
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1053777



Grid reference SS 7761 3282 (point)
Map sheet SS73SE

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Record last edited

Oct 6 2021 2:34PM


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