MDE20709 - Possible Bronze Age barrow on Westland Common (Monument)


A low ring bank, possibly a Bronze Age barrow, was noted on aerial photographs but was not visible during a field visit to the site.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A low ring bank, possibly a Bronze Age barrow, was noted on aerial photographs. [1,2] There is no surface evidence for the feature at the National Grid Reference cited [SS 6598 4256], in a field of improved pasture. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980 3093 (April 1947).
  • <2> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6542B.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 22 June 1993.



Grid reference Centred SS 6598 4257 (36m by 39m)
Map sheet SS64SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 17963
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/74
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE10882
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 SE52
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 910007

Record last edited

Dec 3 2019 4:41PM


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