MMO1690 - Possible Bronze Age round barrow at Pittcombe Head (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
A large circular mound is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork to the northwest of Pittcombe Head. The mound, which is centred at SS 84057 46109, measures approximately 30 metres in diameter and is situated on a false crest between 410 and 420 metres above Ordnance Datum. It is possibly the remains of a Bronze Age round barrow, which has been damaged by military activity on the Exmoor firing range or agricultural improvement after World War Two. Further examination is required to establish a precise date and function for this monument. [1,2]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8405 4610 (53m by 54m) (Aerial Survey)|
|Civil Parish||PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1460900 (Pastscape entry: 1460900)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NW119
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1460900
Record last edited
Jan 27 2021 8:55AM
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