MSO10126 - Undated mounds southwest of Chains Barrow (Monument)

Summary

A group of mounds noted during field investigation were thought to be too regular in shape to be of natural origin.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A group of low grass covered mounds, up to 2.4 metres long, 1.8 metres wide and 0.25 metres high. Similar to MSO10124. Rushes are growing on the mounds and around them. Situated approximately 45 metres west of a wooden post set in the northern end of boundary bank MSO10125. There are numerous smaller mounds within this field, most are probably natural but some seem to be too regular in shape to be natural features. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Survey: Faxon, Keith. 1998. Record card from McDonnell, R. Pinkworthy Estate: An Archaeological Survey for Management Purpose. 12 September 1995. [Mapped feature: #34667 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7330 4160 (52m by 37m)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 14010

Record last edited

Feb 3 2021 1:25PM

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