MSO7948 - Bronze Age burial cairn on Porlock Allotment (Monument)

Summary

A Bronze Age burial cairn on Porlock Allotment measures 4 metres in diameter and 0.3 metres high.

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Protected Status

Full Description

Centred at SS 8420 4413 is a prehistoric cairn. It lies on open heather moorland and consists of a turf and stone mound 4 metres in diameter and 0.3 metres high. Found during field reconnaissance and surveyed with GPS, August 1996. [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>XY Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 12 August 1996. [Mapped feature: #47307 ]
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1072579, Extant 19 June 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8420 4413 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10203
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW145
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1072579
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 15651

Record last edited

Jun 19 2021 10:58PM

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