MMO2923 - Probable post-medieval oval mound on Long Holcombe (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
A small oval mound is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork on Long Holcombe, south of Kinsford Water, Exmoor. Centred at approximately SS 7657 3601, the mound measures some 16 metres across. It lies in an area of extensive post-medieval drainage ditches and peat cutting, and is most likely a clearance cairn or peat stand. A pair of similar mounds can be seen 150 metres to the north. 
- <1> SSO199 Aerial photograph: Meridian Air Maps. 1982. Infrared False Colour Aerial Photography. 2326-27.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7657 3601 (19m by 20m) (Estimated from sources)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Events/Activities (0)
External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1487189 (Original Monarch entry: 1487189)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 NE126
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1487189
Record last edited
Apr 25 2018 6:14PM
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