MMO3245 - Possible undated agricultural mound northwest of Kensall Cross (Monument)

Summary

A small circular mound is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork. Its position is not typical for a prehistoric funerary monument, and its precise function is uncertain. It may be agricultural in origin.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small circular mound, measuring approximately 13 metres across, is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork in a field north west of Kensall Cross, Twitchen. Centred at SS 7675 3062 on a gentle slope, the position is not typical for a prehistoric funerary monument, and its precise function is uncertain. It may be agricultural in origin. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/72314 319-20 (16 August 1972).
  • <2> Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 73 SE. MD002195.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7675 3062 (17m by 17m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS73SE
Civil Parish TWITCHEN, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SE104
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1492900

Record last edited

Aug 22 2017 3:03PM

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