MSO8109 - Prehistoric hut platform on Bossington Hill (Monument)

Summary

A possible prehistoric hut platform on Bossington Hill, measuring 4.5 metres in diameter. A fragmentary lynchet runs for 20m to the west.

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Full Description

A possible prehistoric hut platform lies on Bossington Hill at SS 9121 4798. It measures 4.5 metres in diameter and is defined on its southern edge by a stony scarp 0.8 metres high. A fragmentary lynchet runs for 20 metres to the west. The site was recorded as part of the RCHME Exmoor survey using differential GPS. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1998. [Mapped feature: #45054 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9121 4798 (point)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12660
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW160
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132711
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35872

Record last edited

Nov 2 2020 5:06PM

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