MEM15631 - Subrectangular mound on Cloutsham Ball (Monument)


A subrectangular mound of uncertain date and function is on the north facing slopes of Cloutsham Ball.

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A mound at an elevation of approximately 200 metres above Ordnance Datum on the northfacing slopes of Cloutsham Ball. The mound is subrectangular in shape, approximately 5 paces long and 3 paces wide and up to 0.5 metres high. The date and function of the mound are unknown but it may be associated with charcoal burning activity in this area. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.R.J.. 1994. Horner Wood: Report on the Preliminary Archaeological Field Assessment of Two Sample Areas. Richard McDonnel. P.7; 23.
  • <2> Monograph: Cannell, J.. 2005. The Archaeology of Woodland Exploitation in the Greater Exmoor Area in the Historic Period. Archaeopress BAR British Series. BAR 398. P.109-131; 262.



Grid reference SS 8949 4347 (point) Approximate
Map sheet SS84SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 115832

Record last edited

Mar 17 2022 12:29PM


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