MSO10216 - Post-medieval mound on Mill Hill (Monument)

Summary

A small mound, amorphous in shape, may be associated with post-medieval peat cutting.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small mound lies on the northern edge of Mill Hill. The mound is rather amorphous in shape and measures roughly 2 metres in diameter and is 0.6 metres high. It is turf covered and peaty and is probably associated with peat cutting. Remains of this activity, which was small scale and probably dates from the post-medieval period, occur in the area. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Riley, H.. 2003. Mill Hill, Oare, Somerset. [Mapped feature: #40527 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8262 4585 (point)
Map sheet SS84NW
Civil Parish OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 16149

Record last edited

Jan 26 2021 4:41PM

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