MMO2385 - Possible Bronze Age burial cairn at South Common (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
A large circular mound is visible on aerial photographs on the northern edge of South Common, Oare. Located at SS 7976 4393, the mound measures approximately 10 metres across. It is situated in a prominent position, on a hill spur overlooking Badgeworthy Water, and may well be the remains of a prehistoric funerary cairn, possibly dating to the Bronze Age. Further survey is required. [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. 
- <1> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. ENPA MAL 13/77 077-78 (20 May 1977).
- <2>XY SMO7566 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183. [Mapped feature: #47267 ]
- <3> SEM7987 Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1476286, Extant 8 June 2021.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7976 4393 (14m by 14m)|
|Civil Parish||OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1476286 (Original Monarch entry: 1476286)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE234
- NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1476286
Record last edited
Jun 8 2021 2:45PM
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