MMO1158 - Undated circular enclosure on Monkham Hill (Monument)

Summary

Earthwork remains of a circular single ditched enclosure of unknown date visible in low scrub and trees on aerial photographs taken in 1947. The enclosure has a diameter of 45 metres and no indication of an entrance in the encircling ditch.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The earthwork remains of a circular single ditched enclosure seen on Monkham Hill in low scrub and trees. The enclosure has a diameter of 45 metres. The site was seen as an earthwork and mapped from aerial photographs. No trace of an entrance or any other associated features could be seen. [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> Aerial photograph: 11-APR-1947. RAF CPE/UK/1980 3290 11-APR-1947.
  • <2>XY Archive: Small, F.. 1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NE. AF1133887. [Mapped feature: #35220 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1166194, Extant 26 April 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9860 3871 (51m by 51m) Aerial Survey
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10079
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7498
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE95
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1166194
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13916

Record last edited

Apr 26 2022 2:36PM

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