MEM25114 - Bronze Age burial cairn southwest of North Furzehill (Monument)

Summary

A rather disturbed Bronze Age burial cairn which appears to have been robbed out in its northern sector, probably to provide stone for nearby enclosure walls or relict field system.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rather disturbed, low circular mound lies on the southeast side of Ilkerton Ridge at SS 7238 4466. The mound measures 8.9 metres north to south and 8 metres east to west and is 0.5 metres high. The northern sector is ill defined and appears to have been robbed out, probably to provide stone for the nearby enclosure walls or for the relict field system (MDE20387). The features were surveyed at a scale of 1: 10,000 using differential GPS by the English Heritage AS&I team (Exeter). [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. English Heritage Field Investigation, 2007. [Mapped feature: #47794 ]
  • <2> Report: Riley, H.. 2007. Lithic monuments on Exmoor: some new discoveries - The Warcombe Water Stone Row and a stone setting on Trout Hill. English Heritage.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1463337, Added 18 January 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7238 4466 (point)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SW170
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1463337

Record last edited

Jan 18 2022 3:38PM

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