MSO7610 - Possible Bronze Age cairn on North Hill (Monument)

Summary

A substantial circular mound. Where the surface is visible there appears to be a high stone content. It may be a prehistoric burial cairn, though it is near to the World War Two features on North Hill.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

Full Description

A probable Bronze Age cairn lies on North Hill at SS 94293 47649. It was recorded as part of the RCHME survey of the ENPA holding on North Hill. Full details in survey report. [1] The cairn referred to above [1] is visible on aerial photographs. The cairn is centred at SS 9429 4764 and measures about 7m in diameter. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Oblique Aerial Photograph. NMR SS 9447/12 (21106/11) 09-FEB-2001.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 94296 47652 (15m by 16m)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO646
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12432
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW97
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1102280
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35632

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:25PM

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