MSO10459 - Mound, SW of Chains Barrow, Exmoor (Monument)


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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Grass covered roughly circular mound approximately 4m in diameter and up to 0.3m high, with a gentle sloped erosion hollow? Approximately 0.15m deep on the eastern side. Sat within a small clump of rushes. Situated on the gentle N.W. facing slopes, on the edge of the combe to the S.W. of the Chains Barrow (PRN 33030). Possibly natural? Similar size mound approximately 37m to the N.E. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Survey: Faxon, Keith. 1998. Record card from McDonnell, R. Pinkworthy Estate: An Archaeological Survey for Management Purpose. 19/9/1995.



Grid reference Centred SS 7291 4163 (11m by 11m)
Map sheet SS74SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 22779

Record last edited

Oct 28 2009 11:17AM


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