MSO12213 - Undated circular feature at Three Combes Foot (Monument)

Summary

Small low circular turf circle with no gap. It has been suggested it may form a hut circle or be associated with a nearby sheepfold.

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Type and Period (2)

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Full Description

Small low circular turf circle with no gap. Above sheepfold (MSO7040) and possibly associated. [1] The site was originally recorded on the Somerset HER as a hut circle, but it is not clear on what basis this was suggested. [2] This record may refer to the surveyed circular enclosure to the south discovered during Mires surveys on Larkbarrow Farm (MEM24502), which may be a hut circle or ring cairn. [3-4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. AP Preece, 1 January 1992.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records. PRN 35271.
  • <3> Report: Morris, B.. 2014. Larkbarrow Farm, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. p. 19; ELB14(22).
  • <4> Digital archive: Bray, L.S.. 2014-2015. Larkbarrow, Exmoor: Archaeological walkover survey. p. 2; ELB14(22).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8223 4392 (28m by 41m) Estimated from sources
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument): ELB14(22)
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35271

Record last edited

Jul 12 2021 9:11PM

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