MSO7111 - Possible natural feature on the Exe Plain (Non-antiquity)


A slight earthen rise noted during archaeological survey is of uncertain date and function. It may be of natural origin.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An alleged mound at SS 7569 4180. [1] At the National Grid Reference cited, in an area of reeds and short moor grass, is a slight earthen swelling 3.2 metres in diameter and 0.2 metres high. It does not appear to have a stone content, and may be purely natural. [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Report: McDonnell, R.. 1993/4. Archaeological Survey of Exe Plain/Lanacombe. Field record number 49. [Mapped feature: #46482 Record 49]
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Ivestigation, 9 August 1994.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1041638, Extant 26 May 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12419
  • Local List Status (No)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE134
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1041638
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35615



Grid reference SS 7569 4180 (point)
Map sheet SS74SE

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Record last edited

May 26 2021 9:00AM


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