MMO1031 - Possible post-medieval pillow mounds north of Hone Lane, Bridgetown (Monument)

Summary

Three mounds, thought to be post-medieval pillow mounds, are visible as earthworks on vertical aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 1964 in a patch of rough ground.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

At least three linear mounds (15 metres by 5 metres) are visible as earthworks on vertical aerial photographs in a patch of rough ground to the north of Hone Lane, Bridgetown. These features may be post-medieval pillow mounds. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3157-8 (23 January 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 543/2821 (F62) 0274-5 (27 April 1964).
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9268 3287 (66m by 31m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7230
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW85
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1133899

Record last edited

Dec 6 2016 7:54PM

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