MSO7551 - Possible Bronze Age burial cairn near Camp Reservoir (Monument)

Summary

A possible Bronze Age burial cairn was noted during a field survey.

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Full Description

A possible prehistoric cairn near Camp Reservoir, at SS 95771 46895, was recorded as part of the RCHME survey of the ENPA land holding on North Hill. A slight circular mound 4.2 metres in diameter and 0.25 metres high. A reasonable proportion of stone in the mound suggests a burial cairn although its proximity to camp reservoir (MSO7549) may indicate a more recent origin. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding. SS 94 NE 54, p4, 21. [Mapped feature: #40606 ]

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Location

Grid reference SS 95771 46895 (point)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12434
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NE54
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1100881
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35634

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:25PM

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