MMO2398 - Bronze Age barrow or cairn north of Little Ashcombe (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
A small circular mound is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork on moorland north of Little Ashcombe, Exmoor. Centred at SS 78460 4067, the cairn measures approximately 10 metres across. It is located in a prominent position, close to the summit and overlooking the River Exe, and may be the remains of a prehistoric funerary monument, possibly a Bronze Age cairn or barrow. 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. RAF 106G/UK/1501 4189-90 (13 May 1946).
- <2>XY SMO7566 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183. [Mapped feature: #47260 ]
- <3> SEM7987 Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1476424, Extant 8 June 2021.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7846 4067 (12m by 12m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (1)
External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1476424 (Pastscape entry: 1476424)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE247
- NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1476424
Record last edited
Jun 8 2021 12:59PM
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