MSO11848 - Disputed Bronze Age barrow on Wilmersham Common (Non-antiquity)

Summary

A circular bank and low mound showing on an aerial photograph taken in 1977 were thought to indicate a Bronze Age barrow but are now believed to represent natural growth.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A circular bank and low mound suggests a barrow. [1,2] SS 8630 4173. There is no circular bank and low mound at the grid reference nor in the surrounding area and it seems likely the aerial photograph mark represents natural growth. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 8641.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: May 1977. ENP MAM IRFC. 13,102.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Quinnell, N.V.. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 19 March 1987.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8629 4172 (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): MSO7365
  • National Monuments Record reference: 34426
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 36123
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34426

Record last edited

Dec 15 2014 1:19PM

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