MDE13259 - Undated mound on North Molton Ridge (Monument)

Summary

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]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Field Investigators Comment. HP Chapman and R Wilson-North, 3 January 1995.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7760 3281 (point) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS73SE
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 60639
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/579
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21697
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SE36
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1053777

Record last edited

Mar 28 2017 1:33PM

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