MSO7620 - Bronze Age burial cairn northeast of Woodcombe Plantation (Monument)


A probable Bronze Age burial cairn was noted in a survey.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

A probable Bronze Age cairn lies on North Hill at SS 95213 47464. It was recorded as part of the RCHME survey of the ENPA holding on North Hill. A large subcircular stoney mound 9.7 by 8.4 metres and 0.8 metres high. Vegetation makes the site difficult to assess but the stone content, size and position suggest a burial cairn. [1] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [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. RCHME.
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1101073, Extant 10 May 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12435
  • Local List Status (Require info)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NE56
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1101073
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35635



Grid reference SS 95212 47463 (point)
Map sheet SS94NE

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Record last edited

May 10 2022 9:30AM


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