MSO11238 - Undated circular enclosure at eastern end of Gallox Hill (Monument)

Summary

A circular enclosure was noted on aerial photographs as either a cropmark or earthwork. It was not visible on the ground during a later site visit.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Small circular enclosure on steep east facing slope at eastern end of Gallox Hill showing as crop differentiation or earthwork. [1] SS 9875 4272. Possible earthwork enclosure seen on air photographs taken July 1979. [2] Nothing found on the ground. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Aerial photograph: 1979. Historic Environment Service, 79.2.13-15. Historic Environment Service, 79.2.13-15. [Mapped feature: #34035 ]
  • <2> Serial: Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1851. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. (I Burrow) Volume 124 (1980), p 124.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 7 April 1998.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9880 4274 (124m by 120m)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9428
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE33
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 36934
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33576

Record last edited

Mar 3 2020 3:30PM

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