MEM24190 - Bronze Age burial cairn southeast of Old Barrow Plantation (Monument)
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SS 84054 32658. A low, turf and moss covered stony mound lies to the southeast of Old Barrow Plantation in a false crest position on the north side of Old Barrow Down. The mound is 8 metres north to south, 7.6 metres east to west and 0.4 metres high, with stones visible around the edge. This is a good example of a prehistoric platform cairn, part of the ceremonial landscape on the summits of Old Barrow Down and Hawkridge Plain. 
- <1>XY SEM8544 Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17023, 8-9. [Mapped feature: #44484 Platform cairn, HWH17023]
|Grid reference||SS 8405 3265 (point)|
|Civil Parish||WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17023
Record last edited
May 15 2018 1:36PM
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