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Monument Number 890217

Hob Uid: 890217
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS7861043000
Summary : A low, oval cairn of prehistoric date measuring 4m by 3.4m and 0.6m high.
More information : A low, oval cairn of small-size stones, part covered in bracken and rush. It measures 4m NW-SE by 3.4m and a maximum 0.6m high. The downhill (SE) side is highest; the uphill is a scatter of stones no more than 0.1 m high.

5m to the NW is a prehistoric stone setting (SS 74 SE 51). Such an association of cairn and setting is known elsewhere in the immediate area; SS 74 se 5 setting and SS 74 SE 95 cairn, and SS 74 SE 49 setting and SS 74 SE 93/94 cairns. (1)

As previously described. Surveyed at 1:2500 scale. (2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 07-DEC-1988, P Pattison.
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Wilson-North W R 06-JUL-1994 RCHME Field Investigation.
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Source : Lanacombe, SS 74 SE 49-51, 73, 88, 92-94, 105-106, 108, 122/ink survey
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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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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33114
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 SE 92
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 74 SE 92
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1988-12-07
End Date : 1988-12-07
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: WEST EXMOOR PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1996-12-31