MSO11417 - Undated mound on Darlick Moor (Monument)

Summary

A large round mound was noted on aerial photographs. Subsequent field survey suggests that the feature may relate to nearby quarrying activities.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A llarge round mound cut by hedge was noted on aerial photographs. [1,2] No sign of this could be found. However a number of linear and circular quarry scoops with attendant spoil mounds are visible close to the hedge bank around SS 7747 3438. [3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4370.
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7734. [Mapped feature: #34399 ]
  • <3> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 15 January 1995.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 908996, Extant 28 September 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7755 3430 (54m by 54m)
Map sheet SS73SE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO6991
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SE10
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 908996
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33790

Record last edited

Oct 12 2021 11:34AM

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