MSO8066 - Possible Bronze Age barrow or undated ditch east of Crossacre Plantation (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
SS 9245 4675Circle of outstandingly green grass visible at a distance during the exceptionally dry summer of 1976. Outer circumference c.36 paces, diameter 6 paces.  No trace of a barrow at the map reference given, or near it, on Ordnance Survey aerial photographs from the 1970s. [2,3] There is no field evidence at this grid reference, which lies in the middle of a field currently under plough.  The plan supplied by David Morcan shows an annular feature which could possibly be a buried ditch. 
- <1> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. D Morcom to Somerset County Council, 22 September 1976.
- <2>XY SMO4109 Serial: Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1851-. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. Volume 121 (1977), Somerset Archaeology 1976, 110 (M Aston). [Mapped feature: #44741 ]
- <3> SEM7441 Index: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Record Card. SS94NW25, 1979.
- <4> SEM8675 Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. Chris Webster, Somerset HER / SMR, Somerset County Council, 29 January 1999.
- <4> SMO7322 Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1998.
|Grid reference||SS 9245 4675 (point)|
|Civil Parish||SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (2)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1119153 (Pastscape entry: 1119153)
- https://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=36838 (Pastscape entry: 36838)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11591
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8023
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW25
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW41
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1119153
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 36838
- Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33997
- Somerset SMR PRN: 34574
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