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Monument Number 1482532

Hob Uid: 1482532
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Wootton Courtenay
Grid Ref : SS9077041790
Summary : A possible bank defined enclosure is visible on aerial photographs above Hanny Combe on the eastern side of Dunkery Hill as low earthworks. This site may be the remains of an enclosure of later prehistoric date.
More information : A bank defined enclosure is visible as low earthworks on aerial photographs, at circa SS 90774179, above Hanny Combe on the eastern side of Dunkery Hill. This site may be the remains of an enclosure of later prehistoric date. The banks are up to 10 metres wide and enclose an egg-shaped area up to circa 60 metres across. The earthworks are very subtle and field investigation is required to test this interpretation. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF CPE/UK/1980 (F20) 4174-5 11-APR-1947
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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 : Oval Enclosure
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Iron Age
Display Date : Iron Age
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -800
Monument Type : Oval Enclosure
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 94 SW 135
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1482528
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