MSO7966 - Possible Bronze Age barrow site at James's Barrow (Monument)

Summary

The site is shown as "James's Burrow" on historic mapping. No barrow is depicted.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"James's Barrow" is annotated on the 6 inch map of 1962. [1] The site is shown as "James's Burrow" on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey. No barrow is depicted. [2,3] The area is shown as part of a larger woodland on the Tithe Map for Porlock. It is labelled "785b", described in the Apportionment as "Shillett Wood" and owned and occupied by Francis Douglas. [4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560. SS84NE. [Mapped feature: #40407 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Cox, J. W.C.. 1841. Porlock Tithe Map and Apportionment. 13.3 inches : 1 mile.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1127251, Extant 10 February 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 861 456 (point)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11556
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NE22
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1127251
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33953

Record last edited

Feb 10 2022 12:25PM

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