MSO7334 - Bronze Age barrow on Honeycombe Hill (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
At SS 8592 4221 is a circular mound of earth and stone. It is considerably larger than other mounds in the area, which can be attributed to field clearance. It has a hollow in the centre and is probably a bowl barrow. It is not visible on RAF aerial photographs. Surveyed at 1/2500.  SS 85924221. Luccombe 8. Barrow listed by Grinsell with reference to Ordnance Survey record.  (SS 85964220) Tumulus (NR).  SS 8600 4225. A heather and bracken covered mound situated on a moderate north west slope in a rather concealed position. The mound is 9.8 metres in diameter and 1.4 metres high, with a large excavation depression in the south east quadrant, exposing a content of earth and small stones. There is no evidence of a ditch, kerb, or any other formal structure. 
- <1> SMO7316 Unpublished document: PALMER, JP. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 24 June 1965.
- <2> SMO5467 Article in serial: Grinsell, L.V.. 1969. Somerset Barrows. Part I: West and South. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 113. 35.
- <3> SMO5112 Map: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) . 1:10000 / 1978.
- <4> SMO7320 Unpublished document: Quinnell, N.V.. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 19 March 1987.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8595 4219 (18m by 20m) (MasterMap)|
|Civil Parish||LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=36000 (Pastscape entry: 36000)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11331
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE16
- National Park
- National Trust HER Record
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 36000
- Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33687
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