MSO11749 - Bronze Age cairn southwest of Portford Bridge (Monument)

Summary

A possible prehistoric ring cairn is visible as a circular flat topped, earth covered stony mound. It has been subject to recent robbing.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Barrow at SS 827 341, 11 metres diameter and c.0.5 metres high, disturbed in centre with surrounding ditch. [1] National Grid Reference corrected. [2] A circular flat topped stoney mound 12.8 metres in diameter and 0.3 to 0.5 metres high. There are signs of recent robbing. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Eardley Wilmot, H. 00.08.87. H Eardley-Wilmot to Somerset County Council 00.08.87 - discovery.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Eardley Wilmot, H. 04.07.82. H Eardley-Wilmot to Somerset County Council 04.07.82 - site visit.
  • <3>XY Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 4 February 1995. [Mapped feature: #47182 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8291 3407 (point)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8750
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 SW47
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1052145
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34317

Record last edited

Apr 19 2021 9:01PM

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