MSO8626 - Undated subcircular enclosure south of road to Ison Iron Mine (Monument)


A subcircular ditched enclosure is visible as cropmarks and earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1973.

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Full Description

A subcircular ditched enclosure, 20m across, was seen on vertical aerial photographs and was mapped during the Brendon Hills Mapping Project. The enclosure lies to the south of the tramway or road associated with the Eisen Iron Mine (MSO8595 / MMO559) at SS 9125 3699. [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> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/73087 575-6 (17 April 1973).
  • <2> Archive: Dyer, C.A.. 1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1147891, Extant 4 May 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 9125 3699 (27m by 26m)
Map sheet SS93NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO1101
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW127
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1147891

Record last edited

May 4 2022 10:54AM


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