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

Summary

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 Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R..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.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 750 422 (point)
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

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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