MEM24206 - Bronze Age burial cairn on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)

Summary

A low, moss covered stony mound may be the remains of a small prehistoric funerary cairn, part of the Bronze Age ceremonial landscape on the summits of Old Barrow Down and Hawkridge Plain.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 82957 32607. A low, moss covered stony mound, 2.5 metres east to west, 2.3 metres north to south and 0.75 metres high, north of the relict fields MMO3182 on Hawkridge Plain, may be the remains of a small prehistoric funerary cairn, part of the Bronze Age ceremonial landscape on the summits of Old Barrow Down and Hawkridge Plain. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17055, p15. [Mapped feature: #44511 Burial cairn, HWH17055]

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Location

Grid reference SS 8295 3260 (point)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish HAWKRIDGE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17055

Record last edited

May 15 2018 1:31PM

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