MMO2674 - Possible late prehistoric quarrying east of Kit Barrows (Monument)

Summary

Two areas of disturbed ground visible on aerial photographs to the east of the Kit Barrows may be evidence of quarrying, perhaps for material for the construction of the cairns themselves.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two areas of disturbed ground to the east of the Kit Barrows may be evidence of quarrying, perhaps for the material used in the construction of the cairns themselves. The possible quarrying is visible on as two areas of pitting, between 70 and 120 metres across, centred approximately at SS 9007 4192 and SS 9013 4210. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 F20 3234-5 (11 April 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/70381 036-7 (23 September 1970).
  • <3>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 94 SW. MD002186. [Mapped features: #43067 ; #43068 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9010 4203 (133m by 262m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS94SW
Civil Parish WOOTTON COURTENAY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish CUTCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW137
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1482537

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 9:44PM

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