MSO8757 - Bronze Age burial cairn east of Willingford Farm (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
SS 81669 33150. A cairn, conisting of a sub circular, turf covered stony mound 4.8 metres by 6.2 metres and 0.5 metres high. A trench 3.6 metres long and 1.1 metres wide has been driven into the mound on its northern side.  SS 81680 33154. A low, turf covered stony mound lies on the edge of a steep slope on the southeastern side of a tributary stream of the Dane's Brook. The mound is 5.8 metres in diameter, 0.9 metres high with a central hollow, 1.4 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres deep, which is suggestive of either a structural feature of the monument or of robbing. This is a good example of a small prehistoric funerary cairn. 
- <1> SMO7329 Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 11 May 1995.
- <2> SEM8544 Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17011, p6.
|Grid reference||SS 8168 3315 (point) (Surveyed)|
|Civil Parish||WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1052294 (Pastscape entry: 1052294)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12365
- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17011
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 SW63
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1052294
- Somerset SMR PRN: 35554
Record last edited
May 12 2018 10:34PM
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