MSO6281 - World War Two mounds east of Dunkery Hill (Monument)

Summary

Two small mounds of uncertain origin on the east slope of Dunkery Hill are possibly associated with military activity.

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Full Description

Two small mounds lie on the east slope of Dunkery Hill at SS 91260 42690 and SS 91313 42747, close to the cairn MSO6280. They are not associated with this monument and would seem to be of recent origin, possibly associated with the military use of Dunkery Hill. The mounds were surveyed using differential GPS as part of the RCHME Exmoor Project. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 6 March 1997. [Mapped features: #43073 ; #43074 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 91286 42718 (53m by 57m) (GPS derived)
Map sheet SS94SW
Civil Parish WOOTTON COURTENAY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10227
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW81
  • National Trust HER Record
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1082217
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 16275

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Aug 3 2020 3:24PM

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