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Monument Number 188475

Hob Uid: 188475
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Brompton Regis
Grid Ref : ST0131034620
Summary : Two Bronze Age bowl barrows visible as earthworks, one being better preserved than the other.
More information : ST 01303462. Brompton Regis 3. A bowl barrow 15 paces diameter and 1ft high. (1)
A bowl barrow, 0.5m high at ST 01313460. See GPs AO/65/182/3 & 4 -
stereo pair. (2)

ST 01313460. Brompton Regis 3. Bowl barrow listed, details as Auth
1. Visited by Grinsell and Charles Browne 30th March 1962. Mound
slightly stony. (3)

[ST 0131 3462] Tumulus (NR) (4)

The Bronze Age bowl barrow described by the previous authority was seen as an earthwork and mapped from aerial photographs. To the north east are the faint traces of a second bowl barrow, at ST 0133 3464, which measures roughly 10m in diameter. (5)

A round barrow survives as a low earthen mound in improved pasture. It is circular and measures 14.5 m in diameter and is 0.4 m high.
The second barrow observed by (5) cannot be seen on the ground.
Field investigation as part of RCHME's East Exmoor Project (6)

ST 01293462. Bowl barrow. As above. Scheduled. (7)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Grinsell LV. West Somerset Barrows, Manuscripts
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JP 06-AUG-65
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Source : Somerset archaeology and natural history : the proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
Source details : Supplement: Somerset Barrows Part 1 (LV Grinsell)
Page(s) : 28
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Vol(s) : 113, 1969
Source Number : 4
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 1:10000 1977
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Source Number : 5
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF CPE/UK/1944 3145-3146 23-JAN-1947
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Source Number : 6
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : R Wilson-North 12 March 1999 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 7
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 03-Sep-02
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Type : Bowl Barrow
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33372
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 35325
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : ST 03 SW 15
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON ST 03 SW 15
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-08-06
End Date : 1965-08-06
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: BRENDON HILLS MAPPING PROJECT, NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 1998-01-01
End Date : 1998-10-01