MDE20794 - Possible Bronze Age disc barrow on Cosgate Hill (Monument)

Summary

A disc barrow was noted on aerial photographs and was stated to be one of cluster of four. This record may be a duplicate of MMO71.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

One of a cluster of four disc barrows was noted on Cosgate Hill. Its visibility was good on aerial photographs dating to 1947 and 1977. [1-3] This record may be a duplication of information contained in MMO71 but this is not clear. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7948b.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980 4039 (April 1947).
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAM/13/032 (May 1977).
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Catherine Dove, 27 January 2015.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7916 4884 (point) (Unknown)
Map sheet SS74NE
Civil Parish COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 18154
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/567

Record last edited

Jan 19 2021 9:07AM

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