MSO7951 - Bronze Age burial cairn on Stent Hill (Monument)

Summary

A Bronze Age burial cairn is visible as a circular mound 4.6 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres high, with a central depression.

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Full Description

Centred at SS 83635 47360, in a coniferous wood on Stent Hill, is a prehistoric cairn. It comprises a circular earth covered, stony mound 4.6 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres high. A central depression 1.5 metres across and 0.2 metres deep is visible in its summit. The cairn lies close to the eastern end of the Culbone stone row (MSO7893). Found during field reconniassance and surveyed at 1:2500 scale with EDM. [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XY Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 29 July 1997. [Mapped feature: #40510 ]
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1089564, Extant 22 February 2022.

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Location

Grid reference SS 83635 47359 (point)
Map sheet SS84NW
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12729
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NW48
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1089564
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 57154

Record last edited

Feb 22 2022 3:49PM

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