MEM23967 - Possible Post-Medieval Mound on Burcombe (Monument)

Summary

A substantial stony circular mount close to fencing on the eastern edge of Burcombe.

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Full Description

A substantial, stony mound, possibly originally circular in shape with disturbance on the western side given it an irregular ovoid morphology. It measures c.4m long by 3m wide by 0.75m high. The origin of the feature is unclear but it may be composed of spoil associated with 19th century mining activity in the area. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2013. Archaeological walkover surveys on Burcombe: May - October, 2012. p8.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7593 3798 (point)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument): EBC12(50)

Record last edited

Jan 18 2018 7:06PM

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