MDE20849 - Possible undated mound on Moorhouse Ridge (Monument)


A circular mound was noted on aerial photographs but was not visible during field investigation in 1995.

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SS 8270 3130. A circular mound is visible on aerial photographs dating to 1977. [1,2] The mound may be associated with a field system on the northern slope of Dane's Brook, centred at SS 8270 3140 (MDE8252). [3] A circular feature was reportedly shown on aerial photographs, however, no trace was detected during field investigation in 1995. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Meridian Air Maps. 1977-1978. Infrared False Colour Aerial Photography. MAM/12/040 (May 1977).
  • <2> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS8231B.
  • <3> Report: Bannister, N.R. and Bannister, D.E.. 1992. Historic landscape survey of the Molland Estate, Nr South Molton, Devon. 29 May 1995, A10.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 17 April 1995.



Grid reference Centred SS 8270 3130 (29m by 29m)
Map sheet SS83SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 18373
  • Devon SMR: SS83SW/14
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE13240
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 SW55
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1052264

Record last edited

Feb 11 2019 2:25PM


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