MSO7105 - Disputed Bronze Age cairn on the Exe Plain (Non-antiquity)


An alleged field cairn could not be found during field investigation in 1994, but the area is full of naturally occurring surface stone.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An alleged possible cairn field [1], at SS 750 422 to SS 750 423. This feature was not located. The surface of the moor is littered with naturally occurring surface stone. [2] The national grid reference is very close to that of a mound (MSO7121) which may be part of, or the cause of, believing this to be a cairn field. [3] 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 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Martin Walker, RCHME Exeter. [Mapped feature: #46717 ]
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 12 May 1994.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. CJ Webster, Sites and Monuments Record Officer, January 1998.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1041449, Extant 26 May 2021.



Grid reference SS 750 422 (point)
Map sheet SS74SE

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12413
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE128
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1041449
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35609

Record last edited

May 26 2021 9:38AM


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