MSO6284 - Three modern mounds south of Dunkery Hill (Monument)

Summary

Three mounds of uncertain origin on the south slopes of Dunkery Hill are probably associated with recent clearance or military activity.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Three mounds of uncertain origin lies on the S slopes of Dunkery Hill at SS 91140 42272, SS 91193 42267 and SS 91378 42116. They are probably of recent origin and may be associated with clearance or 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> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 10 April 1997.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 91258 42194 (238m by 156m) (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): MSO10229
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW85
  • National Trust HER Record
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1082424
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 16282

Record last edited

Jun 29 2016 2:42PM

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