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Monument Number 1473099

Hob Uid: 1473099
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Cutcombe
Grid Ref : SS8940041526
Summary : A mound visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs may be the remains of a round barrow or cairn of Bronze Age date. The mound is situated on a possible false ridge to the east of Dunkery Beacon, just below the summit of Dunkery Hill. This feature may be part of the monument group on the central ridge which includes Dunkery Beacon, the Rowbarrows to the west and Robin and Joaney How to the east.
More information : A mound visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs approximately 250 metres to the east of Dunkery Beacon at circa SS 89404152 may be the remains of a round barrow or cairn of Bronze Age date. The 22 metre diameter mound is situated just above the 500 metre contour, possibly on a false ridge just below the summit of Dunkery Hill. This feature may be part of the monument group on the central ridge which includes Dunkery Beacon, the Rowbarrows to the west and Robin and Joaney How to the east. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/73109 956-7 29-APR-1973
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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 Barrow, Mound
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : HER Number (Exmoor National Park)
External Cross Reference Number : MSO9188
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33487
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 84 SE 134
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 35990
Relationship type : General association

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