MSO10459 - Possible natural mound southwest of Chains Barrow (Non-antiquity)

Summary

A grass covered mound with a possible gentle sloped erosion hollow may or may not be natural in origin.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Grass covered roughly circular mound approximately 4 metres in diameter and up to 0.3 metres high, with a gentle sloped erosion hollow? Approximately 0.15 metres deep on the eastern side. Sat within a small clump of rushes. Situated on the gentle northwestern facing slopes, on the edge of the combe to the southwest of the Chains Barrow (MSO6836). Possibly natural? Similar size mound approximately 37 metres to the northeast. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Survey: Faxon, Keith. 1998. Record card from McDonnell, R. Pinkworthy Estate: An Archaeological Survey for Management Purpose. 19 September 1995. [Mapped feature: #34701 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7291 4163 (11m by 11m)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

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

Record last edited

Oct 12 2021 10:27AM

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