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Monument Number 974884

Hob Uid: 974884
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS8106041110
Summary : The remains of a heavily robbed prehistoric cairn measuring 11.5m by 0.3m high. The stone was probably taken for use in the construction of the nearby railway.
More information : For details see county SMR. (1)

Centred at SS 8107 4111 are the remains of a cairn. It comprises an irregular spread of surface stone 11.5 m across and 0.3 m high. The northern and eastern part is best preserved with a well-defined, curving edge. The remainder has been extensively robbed and disturbed, probably during the construction of the Porlock-Simonsbath Railway (SS 84 SW 44). (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Somerset C.C. SMR 29-SEP-1986
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : WR Wilson-North 17-NOV-1995 RCHME Field Investigation
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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

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : SOMER 33171
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 84 SW 65
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 36303
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, NAR/SMR DATA EXCHANGE PILOT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1986-01-01
End Date : 1986-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: WEST EXMOOR PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1996-12-31