MSO10030 - Possible undated cairn on Croydon Hill (Monument)

Summary

A cairn is depicted on historic mapping, situated on the Dunster and Luxborough Parish boundary. No trace of the cairn was visible in 1998, although the site had been afforested.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A cairn is depicted on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map on the Dunster and Luxborough Parish boundary on Croyden Hill at SS 9732 4005. [1] No evidence could be found for this cairn: the area has been afforested and is covered with thick conifers. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1 May 1998.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. Somerset 47(5).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9731 4006 (20m by 21m)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9476
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE97
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1139551
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13467

Record last edited

Jan 8 2020 10:51AM

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