MMO2388 - 19th Century clearance cairns on Trout Hill (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
Two small circular mounds are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs on the northern edge of Trout Hill, Exmoor. Centred at SS 7916 4335, the larger of the two mounds measures 6.5 metres in diameter while the smaller measures 5 metres. They lie within an area of extensive 19th century drainage ditches (see MMO2341) and it seems likely that these mounds represent clearance cairns associated with that activity. [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. RAF 540/931 4112-13 (8 November 1952).
- <2>XY SMO7566 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183. [Mapped feature: #32950 ]
- <3> SEM7987 Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1476342, Extant 8 June 2021.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7916 4335 (25m by 19m) Aerial Survey|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1476342 (Pastscape entry: 1476342)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE237
- NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1476342
Record last edited
Jun 9 2021 11:39AM
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