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Monument Number 1121973

Hob Uid: 1121973
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Minehead Without
Grid Ref : SS9239848031
Summary : A small Bronze Age burial cairn is visible as a mound and forms part of a group (SS 94 NW 15), east of Selworthy Beacon (SS 94 NW 102). The cairn measures 8.5m in diameter and 0.6m high and has a central depression. This is a scheduled monument.
More information : A small cairn, part of a group east of Selworthy Beacon (SS 94 NW 15), lies at SS 92398 48031. It was surveyed using differential GPS as part of the RCHME East Exmoor project. The cairn consists of a small circular mound, 8.5m in diameter and 0.6m high. the mound is gorse and heather covered, and a contains a small central depression (1).

The Bronze Age burial cairn above (1) is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs. The cairn is centred at SS 9240 4803 and is as described above (1). (2-3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Riley H 1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 2
Source : Oblique aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR SS 9247/2 (AP 1067/2) 29-MAY-1974
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Source Number : 3
Source : Oblique aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR SS 9247/7 (15449/17) 15-MAY-1996
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Round Cairn, Burial Cairn, Barrow
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33806
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 35327
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 106
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 36806
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1121904
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, GLOUCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL: SEVERN ESTUARY NMP, RAPID COASTAL ZONE ASSESSMENT SURVEY
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2006-04-10
End Date : 2008-11-01