MSO6283 - Bronze Age burial cairn and two clearance mounds southeast of Dunkery Hill (Monument)

Summary

A small Bronze Age burial cairn is visible as a mound measuring 5.5 metres in diameter and 0.6 metres high. Two nearby clearance mounds may be associated with the field system to the south.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small cairn lies on the southeastern slope of Dunkery Hill at SS 91626 42292. It comprises a circular mound of earth and stones 5.5 metres in diameter and 0.6 metres high. Two clearance mounds close to this cairn at SS 91659 42268 and SS 91676 42332 are probably associated with the field system described under MMO2679. The monuments were surveyed using differential GPS as part of the RCHME Exmoor Project. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 10 April 1997.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 91650 42299 (50m by 64m) (GPS derived)
Map sheet SS94SW
Civil Parish WOOTTON COURTENAY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10228
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW84
  • National Trust HER Record
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1082406
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 16281

Record last edited

Aug 3 2020 3:21PM

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