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Monument Number 1461301

Hob Uid: 1461301
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Brendon and Countisbury
Grid Ref : SS7505146703
Summary : A small mound on Scob Hill, visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs of the 1940s, is possibly the remains of a clearance cairn or small round barrow of Bronze Age date.
More information : A possible clearance cairn or small round barrow of Bronze Age date is visible on aerial photographs of the 1940s as an earthwork mound approximately 10 metres in diameter, centred on circa SS 75054670 Brendon parish. The mound is at an elevation of approximately 355 metres above Ordnance Datum, and might be situated on a false crest towards the summit of Scob Hill. It has previously been interpreted as a possible hut circle. The earthwork has been levelled by 1995. (1-2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAFCPE/UK/1980 (F20) 3047-8 11-APR-1947
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Source Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/95026 079-80 12-MAR-1995
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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 : Clearance Cairn, Round Barrow
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
Display Date : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Mound
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 18113
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 NE 103
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01