MSO11719 - Possible Bronze Age barrows on Withycombe Common (Monument)

Summary

Three mounds have been noted, which may be Bronze Age barrows.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Three further mounds seen on aerial photographs on Withycombe Common. [1-3] May be more cairns similar to those already noted (MSO8627 ). [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 3290.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4287.
  • <3>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS9839. [Mapped features: #34483 ; #34484 ; #34485 ]
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. E Dennison, Somerset County Council, 1 June 1984.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9858 3955 (438m by 335m)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish WITHYCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34286

Record last edited

Jun 25 2019 3:07PM

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