MSO11685 - Enclosure, Room Hill, Winsford (Monument)

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Part of a large circular banked enclosure seen on APs. [1] Situated on a N facing spur, just below the crest of the hill. S, SW and SE sides visible as an arc of bracken growth in an otherwise grassy area. Slight terrace in hillside with arc of bracken on riser of terrace. Not traceable downslope. [2] No earthworks recorded. There is a naturally platformed area on the site which may have contributed to the vegetational changes. [3] Not located by RCHME Exmoor Survey in 1997. [4] RCHME confused this site with PRN 34246 and may not have looked. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 8536.
  • <2> Unassigned: Burrow, I. 3.5.1979.
  • <3> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R. 28.6.1981. description.
  • <4> Survey: RCHME. 1997. Exmoor survey. NMR site SS 83 NE 27.
  • <5> Unassigned: Webster, Chris. July 1998. Comments from SMRO.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8585 3619 (107m by 106m)
Map sheet SS83NE
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34244

Record last edited

Dec 15 2010 2:18PM

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