MEM25025 - Prehistoric cairn at the Chains Valley (Monument)

Summary

A circular mound was recorded during field survey in 2020. It was suggested to be a prehistoric cairn associated with a nearby stone setting.

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 74947 41724. A circular mound was noted during field survey in January 2020. It was 5 metres in diameter and 0.8 metres high, some 50 metres to the southeast of a stone setting (MSO6834). The feature was exposed by recent rush cutting. It may represent a prehistoric cairn associated with the setting. The cairn was included in a plan drawn at 1:500. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Riley, H.. 2020. Metric survey of three prehistoric stone settings, Exmoor National Park. Hazel Riley. p9, 11. [Mapped feature: #47316 Cairn, p11]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 74947 41724 (point) Differential GPS Survey
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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  • None recorded

Record last edited

Jun 21 2021 1:15PM

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