MDE20713 - Possible Bronze Age barrow northeast of Brockenbarrow (Monument)


A small round mound with a possible encircling bank, possibly a Bronze Age barrow, was noted on aerial photographs; however, it has not been identified during field visits to the site.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 6727 4271. A small round mound with a possible encircling bank was noted on aerial photographs. [1,2] Now no trace of anything here, in a flat pasture field. [3] There is no field evidence for the feature. The site lies close to an east to west field boundary and both the fields to the north and south have been improved; they are currently under pasture. [4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980 3092 (April 1947).
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6742B. [Mapped feature: #46397 SS6742B]
  • <3> Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. Site visit, FM Griffith, 6 May 1987 (worksheet 7 May 1987).
  • <4> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 21 June 1993.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 910002, Extant 10 November 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 17967
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/79
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE10881
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 SE51
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 910002



Grid reference Centred SS 6726 4272 (26m by 25m)
Map sheet SS64SE

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Record last edited

Nov 10 2021 2:38PM


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