MMO2256 - Possible Bronze Age barrow or cairn southeast of Dunkery Beacon (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
A mound visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs approximately 250 metres to the east of Dunkery Beacon at circa SS 8940 4152 may be the remains of a round barrow or cairn of Bronze Age date. The 22 metre diameter mound is situated just above the 500 metre contour, possibly on a false ridge just below the summit of Dunkery Hill. This feature may be part of the monument group on the central ridge which includes Dunkery Beacon, the Rowbarrows to the west and Robin and Joaney How to the east.  This feature may or may not be the natural feature recorded as MMO148. 
- <1> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/73109 956-7 (29 April 1973).
- <2> SMO7568 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 84 SE. MD002185.
- <3> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. C Dove, 28 August 2014.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8939 4152 (26m by 25m) (Aerial Survey)|
|Civil Parish||CUTCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1473099 (Original Monarch entry: 1473099)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9188
- Mires Feature Reference (Monument): SS 84 SE134
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1473099
Record last edited
Aug 28 2014 10:17AM
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