MSO12715 - Iron Age outwork north of Mounsey Castle (Monument)

Summary

A short length of bank and ditch, surviving as an earthwork, blocks the access to Mounsey Castle.

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Protected Status

Full Description

A short length of bank and ditch (circa 25 metres) crosses the narrowest neck of land on the access ridge 100 metres north of Mounsey Castle (MSO9316). [1] Included in revised Scheduled area on 3 September 2004. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 1999. Mounsey Castle and Brewer's Castle: Two Iron Age Enclosures in the Barle Valley, Somerset. 2, Figures 2 and 3.
  • <2> Unpublished document: English Heritage. 21/9/2004. English Heritage to Somerset County Council.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8860 2975 (32m by 16m)
Map sheet SS82NE
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35955

Record last edited

Mar 16 2020 2:43PM

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