MEM24000 - Possible prehistoric cairn on Withypool Hill (Monument)

Summary

A magnetic anomaly group noted during geophysical survey in 2017 is similar to that on the site of a known prehistoric cairn (MSO8756).

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A magnetic anomaly group noted during geophysical survey in 2017 is similar to that on the site of a known prehistoric cairn (MSO8756). The relative magnitude of the positive magnetic response of this anomaly group is suggestive of redeposition of heated material but this is not certain. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Passmore, A. and Dean, R.. 2018. Withypool Hill, Withypool, Exmoor Park: Results of archaeological desk-based assessment, measured and photographic survey of Withypool Stone Circle, and geophysical survey. m14.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8395 3443 (4m by 4m)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Feb 27 2018 3:14PM

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