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Monument Number 1476424

Hob Uid: 1476424
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS7846440672
Summary : A small circular mound is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork on moorland north of Little Ashcombe, Exmoor. It is located in a prominent position, close to the summit and overlooking the River Exe, and may be the remains of a prehistoric funerary monument, possibly a Bronze Age cairn or barrow. Further survey is required.
More information : A small circular mound is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork on moorland north of Little Ashcombe, Exmoor. Centred at SS 78460 4067, the cairn measures approximately 10 metres across. It is located in a prominent position, close to the summit and overlooking the River Exe, and may be the remains of a prehistoric funerary monument, possibly a Bronze Age cairn or barrow. Further survey is required (1).

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF 106G/UK/1501 4189-90 13-MAY-1946
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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

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 SE 247
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Related Warden Records :
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