MSO10031 - Undated cairn on parish boundary on Croydon Hill (Monument)

Summary

A cairn is depicted on historic mapping with the parish boundary of Carhampton and Dunster parishes running through it. Later field investigation provided no evidence that the feature is still extant.

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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/Carhampton parish boundary on Croydon Hill at SS 9781 4036. [1] There is no field evidence for this cairn: the area has been afforested and lies in an area of dense coniferous plantation. [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. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. Somerset 47(1).
  • <2> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1998.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1139553, Extant 19 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9780 4035 (27m by 26m)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish CARHAMPTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish DUNSTER, 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): MSO9603
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE98
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1139553
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13468

Record last edited

May 19 2022 2:32PM

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