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Monument Number 915177

Hob Uid: 915177
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Lynton and Lynmouth
Grid Ref : SS6917046350
Summary : A cropmark was interpreted as a possible pillow mound. There was no field evidence to substantiate this.
More information : SS 6917 4635. A cropmark of a short length of bank seen by McDonnell (1) on air photos (2) and thought by him to be a possible Pillow Mound.

SS 6917 4635. The reference falls on the north-east slopes of Woolhanger Common, an area shown as rough grass on the 1889 Ordnance Survey map (3). The area is now under uncut hay an no trace of this possible Pillow Mound was seen. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : McDonnell R. CRAAGS Exmoor Air Photo Survey 1977-85.
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Source Number : 2
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : RAF CPE/UK/1980, 3057 Apr-47.
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Source Number : 3
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : Ordnance Survey 1889 1:2500 Devon Sheet 6:4.
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Sainsbury I.S. 21-Jul-93 RCHME Field Investigation.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Pillow Mound
Evidence : Uncertain Evidence

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SS 64 NE 62
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 64 NE 40
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: WEST EXMOOR PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1996-12-31