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

Summary

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]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R..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.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7569 4180 (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): MSO12419
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE134
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1041638
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35615

Record last edited

Feb 4 2020 10:36AM

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