MSO7021 - Post-medieval or modern mound at Beckham (Monument)


A small, flat topped mound may represent a recent feature.

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A small, flat topped mound at Beckham measures 3 paces in diameter and c. 0.4 metres high. There are no stones visible. The steepness of the profile suggests a recent feature. [1] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1>XY Unassigned: Committee for Rescue Archaeology in Avon, Gloucestershire and Somerset. 1982. [No title]. 23/07/1982. [Mapped feature: #38240 ]
  • <2> Article in serial: Burrow, I., Minnitt, S. and Murless, B.. 1982. Somerset Archaeology 1981. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 126. 69-91. P.83.
  • <3> 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. P.63-4 (site 73).
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 974792, Extant 6 July 2021.



Grid reference SS 8105 4200 (point) Estimated from sources
Map sheet SS84SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11028
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW107
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 974792
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33167

Record last edited

Jul 6 2021 4:13PM


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