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Monument Number 1487133

Hob Uid: 1487133
Location :
Somerset
West Somerset
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS7711835732
Summary : A low, stony rectangular bank is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs on Long Holcombe, Exmoor. Its precise date and function are uncertain, but other similar features in the area (see NMR UID 1029886 and 1029890) have been identified as spoil associated with either peat cutting or the construction of the post-medieval drainage system.
More information : A low, stony rectangular bank is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs on Long Holcombe, Exmoor. Centred at approximately SS 7711 3573 the feature measures 30 metres long by 28 metres wide, and resemble a spread of stones with a hollow in the centre. Its precise date and function are uncertain, but other similar features in the area (see NMR UID 1029886 and 1029890) have been identified as spoil associated with either peat cutting or the construction of the post-medieval drainage system (1).

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/73086 821-22 17-APR-1973
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Spoil Heap, Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
Display Date : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Cairn, Spoil Heap
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 73 NE 123
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1029886
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1029890
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01