MSO11789 - Possible Bronze Age burial cairn on Dunkery Hill (Monument)

Summary

A possible Bronze Age burial cairn was noted on aerial photographs but was not located during subsequent field survey.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Round mound. [1,2] Probably a cairn as are others on the hill. [3] No such mound was discovered in this area; a probable prehistoric burial cairn and several clearance cairns were recorded 450 metres to the southwest (MSO6259) [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 3179.
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS9142F. [Mapped feature: #46634 ]
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. E Dennison, 14 June 1984.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1997.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9195 4262 (22m by 25m)
Map sheet SS94SW
Civil Parish WOOTTON COURTENAY, 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): MSO6290
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW42
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1086570
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34361

Record last edited

Aug 3 2020 2:36PM

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