MSO11034 - Possible mining remains above Orchard Bottom (Monument)


A linear stony mound is possibly a pillow mound or mining earthworks.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Flat topped linear stony mound running up and down slope. 0.5 metres high and 13 paces by 5 paces. Slight ditch at top of western end. [1,2] May possibly be mining earthworks from mines along Orchard Bottom (see MSO11010). [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records. PRN 33173, R McDonnell, 11 January 1983. [Mapped feature: #46145 ]
  • <2> Report: McDonnell, R. 1985. Recommendations for the Management.... 76 (site 198).
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. E Dennison, Somerset County Council, 17 December 1983.



Grid reference SS 8149 4075 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7035
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW67
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 974888
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33173

Record last edited

Jun 17 2019 4:30PM


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