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Monument Number 1123271

Hob Uid: 1123271
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Minehead Without
Grid Ref : SS9259047830
Summary : A Bronze Age burial cairn, part of a group east of Selworthy Beacon, is recorded from documentary sources. There is no ground evidence visible. The surrounding area has been used during World War II.
More information : A cairn is recorded on the 1st edition OS map at SS 9259 4783 (1). There is no trace of this on the ground. The area has been disturbed by several tracks, the result of the WW II tank training activity in the area (2).

It was not possible to identify the Bronze Age cairn above (1-2) on the available photography. It was likely destroyed due to Second World War activity in the area (SS 94 NW 158, UID 1132651). (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : Ordnance Survey 1889 1st edition 25" map, Somerset 34.3
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Riley H 1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 3
Source : RCHME/EH/HE Aerial Photographers comment
Source details : Amanda Dickson/01-MAY-2007/English Heritage: Gloucestershire County Coucil: Severn Estuary NMP, Rapid Coastal Zone Assesment
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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 : Burial Cairn
Evidence : Documentary Evidence, Destroyed Monument

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33813
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 NW 112
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 36806
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1121904
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1132651
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