MSO8124 - Bronze Age burial cairn on Haddon Hill (Monument)

Summary

A circular Bronze Age burial cairn is visible as a well defined stony mound measuring 9.3 metres in diameter and 0.5 metres high.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Centred at SS 97060 28522 is a prehistoric cairn. It measures 9.3 metres in diameter and is 0.5 metres high. It comprises a well defined, circular, stony mound, with a slight ditch 3 metres wide on the south side. Found during field reconnaissance and surveyed at 1:2500 scale, February 1998. [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 24 February 1998.
  • <2>XY Report: Wilson-North, R.. 1998. Haddon Hill, Brompton Regis, Somerset: An archaeological survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. RCHME. Figure 3, p 13. [Mapped feature: #46479 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1132589, Extant 4 April 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 97060 28522 (point)
Map sheet SS92NE
Civil Parish SKILGATE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12666
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE30
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1132589
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35879

Record last edited

Apr 4 2022 3:02PM

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