MSO12302 - Late prehistoric cairn at Lanacombe (Monument)

Summary

A cairn was noted in 1995. The centre of the mound has a large depression.

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Full Description

Cairn discovered in 1995. Approx 7 metres across, well defined by peristaliths and encircled by marsh grass. The centre of the mound has a large depression. [1] A cairn located by Richard McDonnell and RCHME may be also be this one, see MSO7107. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Walker M. 14.3.95. Walker, M to Somerset County Council. [Mapped feature: #47252 ]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. Chris Webster, SCED, 15 December 1998.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7812 4310 (point)
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35406

Record last edited

Jun 1 2021 4:20PM

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