MSO10299 - Post-medieval mound on Porlock Common (Monument)

Summary

A likely post-medieval sub-rectangular mound which may be associated with the maintenance of a nearby track; it is unlikely to be a clearance cairn.

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Full Description

A sub-rectangular mound lies on the southern edge of Porlock Common at SS 85744 46547. It measures 10 metres x 6.5 metres and is 1.2 metres high. It is unlikely to be clearance and may well be associated with the maintenance of a nearby track. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unassigned: Wilson-North, R. English Heritage. Text from National Monuments Record.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 85743 46547 (point)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 18085

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:22PM

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