MSO11426 - Disputed mound on Exford Common (Monument)

Summary

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 Unpublished document: Quinnell, N.V..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.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8519 4144 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS84SE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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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