MSO11341 - Possible Bronze Age burial cairn southeast of Joaney How (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
A small mound was discovered in 1976, measuring 3 metres in diameter and 0.2 metres high, 40 metres from Joaney How, on abearing of 98 degrees. It is heather covered and in good condition.  The mound is included in the revised scheduling on 23 April 2003.  Many similar mounds were located on Dunkery Hill. They are unlikely to be prehistoric burial cairns and are more likely to be associated with recent activity on the hill. [3,4] The Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment of 2009 gave the site a survival score of 0.  The site was surveyed in April 2015 as part of the 2015 Exmoor Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment. It was given a survival score of 0. 
- <1> SSO311 Unassigned: July 1976. National Trust Record Form.
- <2> SSO1116 Unpublished document: English Heritage. Letter from English Heritage to Somerset County Council. 13 May 2003.
- <3> SSO1864 Survey: RCHME. Exmoor Survey. NMR Site SS 94 SW 37. 1997.
- <4> SMO7322 Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1997.
- <5> SEM7402 Report: Bray, L.S.. 2010. Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment 2009, Exmoor National Park.
- <6> SEM8278 Report: Gent, T. and Manning, P.. 2015. Exmoor National Park Scheduled Monument Condition Survey 2015.
|Grid reference||SS 9086 4277 (point) (Estimated from sources)|
|Civil Parish||LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1086542 (Pastscape entry: 1086542)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7428
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW37
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1086542
- Somerset SMR PRN: 33697
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