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Monument Number 1476286

Hob Uid: 1476286
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Oare
Grid Ref : SS7976143930
Summary : A large circular mound is visible on aerial photographs on the northern edge of South Common, Oare. It is situated in a prominent position, on a hill spur overlooking Badgeworthy Water, and may well be the remains of a prehistoric funerary cairn, possibly dating to the Bronze Age. Further survey is required.
More information : A large circular mound is visible on aerial photographs on the northern edge of South Common, Oare. Located at SS 7976 4393, the mound measures approximately 10 metres across. It is situated in a prominent position, on a hill spur overlooking Badgeworthy Water, and may well be the remains of a prehistoric funerary cairn, possibly dating to the Bronze Age. Further survey is required.

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : Exmoor National Park Authority MAL 13/77 077-78 20-MAY-1977
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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 : Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Later Prehistoric
Display Date : Later Prehistoric
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
Display Date : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Mound
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 SE 234
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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