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

Summary

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

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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.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 95212 47463 (point)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

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

Record last edited

May 10 2022 9:30AM

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