MMO1158 - 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 m and no indication of an entrance in the encircling ditch.

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Type and Period (1)

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]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: 11-APR-1947. RAF CPE/UK/1980 3290 11-APR-1947.
  • <2> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NE. AF1133887.

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
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166194
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13916

Record last edited

Feb 1 2013 2:56PM

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