MMO2395 - (Monument)

Summary

A low sub-rectangular mound is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork in a field south of Exe Head Bridge, Exmoor. Its precise age and function is unceratin, but its location does not suggest a cairn or other funerary monument. It lies within an area of 19th century enclosure and may be a field clearance cairn associated with this activity. Further survey is required.

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Type and Period (3)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A low sub-rectangular mound is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork in a field south of Exe Head Bridge, Exmoor. Centred at SS 7641 4116, the mound measures approximately 10 metres across at its widest point. Its precise age and function is unceratin, but its location does not suggest a cairn or other funerary monument. It lies within an area of 19th century enclosure and may be a field clearance cairn associated with this activity. Further survey is required (1).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/1501 4187-88 13-MAY-1946.
  • --- Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7641 4116 (11m by 11m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1476416

Record last edited

Mar 26 2018 10:33AM

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