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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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]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding.

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
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1101073
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35635

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:25PM

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