MMO2922 - Two probable post-medieval oval mounds on Long Holcombe (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
Two small oval mounds are visible on aerial photographs as earthworks on Long Holcombe, south of Kinsford Water, Exmoor. Centred at approximately SS 7650 3615, the mounds each measure approximately 15 metres across, and lie in an area of extensive peat workings as well as post-medieval drainage ditches. The mounds are most likely clearance cairns associated with the nearby drainage system, or may be peat stands associated with the peat cutting. A similar mound can be seen 150 metres to the southeast (MMO2923). [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> SSO199 Aerial photograph: Meridian Air Maps. 1982. Infrared False Colour Aerial Photography. 2326-27.
- <2>XY SMO7573 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 73 NE. MD002190. [Mapped feature: #37866 ]
- <3> SEM7987 Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1487176, Extant 22 November 2021.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7650 3615 (31m by 43m) Aerial Survey|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1487176 (Original Monarch entry: 1487176)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 NE125
- NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1487176
Record last edited
Nov 23 2021 8:57AM
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