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Monument Number 36522

Hob Uid: 36522
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Upton
Grid Ref : SS9700028000
Summary : Possible Bronze Age round barrows on Haddon Hill noted in the Victoria County History for Somerset. Three of the barrows on Haddon Hill have been reinterpreted as tree rings; the remainder have been recorded during the RCHME's Exmoor Project. For descriptions of monuments, see individual records.
More information : Five barrows mark the line of the ridgeway along Haddon Hill SS 97 28. (Only four barrows indicated in this general location on VCH map) (1)

Three barrows on Haddon Hill mentioned, (taken from OS maps) (see SS 92 NE 1,2 and 3) (2)

SS 92 NE 1, 2 and 3, formerly thought to be barrows, have now been reinterpreted as tree rings. SS 92 NE 5 is the presumed site of a barrow. SS 92 NE 25, 26 and 27 are barrows discovered during fieldwork in 1998. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The Victoria history of the county of Somerset: volume one
Source details : W Boyd Dawkins
Page(s) : 184,190 166-7(MAP)
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Source Number : 2
Source : The Victoria history Somerset, volume two
Source details : CH Bothamley
Page(s) : 532
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : R Wilson-North 1 July 1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Barrow
Evidence : Uncertain Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 92 NE 16
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