MSO7436 - Undated mound on Stoke Ridge (Monument)


A roughly circular earthern mound measures 8.5 metres in diameter and 0.7 metres high. Its date and function is uncertain, but it is unlikely to be prehistoric in origin.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centred at SS 8797 4336 on Stoke Ridge 15 metres south of the road from Cloutsham Gate to Stoke Pero is a prominent, roughly circular, earthen mound. It is 8.5 metres in diameter and 0.7 metres high. It is overgrown with gorse and heather; a small animal scrape in the summit reveals the content of the mound to be a combination of earth and small stone. The mound is unlikely to be prehistoric in origin. Surveyed with GPS. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 2 October 1997.



Grid reference SS 8797 4336 (point)
Map sheet SS84SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10022
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE111
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • National Trust HER Record
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1093213
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13459

Record last edited

Mar 4 2020 9:22AM


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