MSO6816 - Modern mound on Trout Hill (Monument)

Summary

A mound measuring 5 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres high, previously thought to be a Bronze Age barrow, may be a field clearance mound of modern origin.

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Type and Period (2)

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Full Description

SS 7946 4317. There is a barrow 196 feet from the northwest angle of the triangle of standing stones (SS 7940 4321), on a bearing of 222 degrees. Sited from plan. See Illustrations Card. [1] Exmoor 25. No additional information. [2] Chanter is referring to a small mound 5 metres across and 0.4 metres high. It is not a barrow but probably a field clearance mound or a marker mound of comparatively modern origin. [4] No change. [4] SS 7945 4317. Exmoor 25. Bowl barrow listed as [1]. [5] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1>XY Article in serial: Chanter, J.F. and Worth, R.H.. 1906. The Rude Stone Monuments of Exmoor and its Borders. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 38. II, pp 538-552. 542. [Mapped feature: #47218 ]
  • <2> Article in serial: Grinsell, L.V.. 1969. Somerset Barrows. Part I: West and South. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 113.
  • <3> Unpublished document: PALMER, JP. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, F1, 7 July 1965.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Fletcher, M.J.. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, F2, 3 February 1975.
  • <5> Article in serial: Grinsell, L.V.. 1969. Somerset Barrows, Part 1: West and South. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Nat. 113. p33.
  • <6> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1985. Recommendations for the Management of Archaeological Sites in the Exmoor National Park at Warren, Pinford, Tom's Hill and Hayes Allotment. 48 (site 28).
  • <7> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 35201, Extant 11 May 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7945 4317 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10901
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE2
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 35201
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33040

Record last edited

May 11 2021 2:42PM

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