MSO11426 - Disputed mound on Exford Common (Monument)


A mound of unknown date was noted on an aerial photograph dating from 1971; however, further investigation has found no evidence for the feature.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A large round mound was seen on aerial photographs dating from 1971. [1] The mound was not visible on the ground or on any other aerial photographs. [3]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 8541.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: September 19. HSL.UK.71-178 Run 85. 9333.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Quinnell, N.V.. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 30 March 1987.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RCHME, 8541 3 1065.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. Ordnance Survey 73 109 950.



Grid reference SS 8519 4144 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS84SE

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7364
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE57
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 36120
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33800

Record last edited

Jul 25 2018 4:00PM


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