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Monument Number 932838

Hob Uid: 932838
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Dulverton
Grid Ref : SS8877031480
Summary : Three enclosures were recorded from aerial photographs on Mounsey Hill. However, there was no field evidence for such monuments during ground investigation.
More information : For details see county SMR (1).

The SMR records three circular banked enclosures from aerial photographs taken in 1971 and 1977 (2,3).

There is no field evidence for any of these enclosures. Both of the fields which these sites lie in are now under improved pasture. a rectangular hollow 15m E-W by 7m N-S and 0.8m deep lies in the vicinity of the feature recorded at NGR SS 8887 3139 (4).

The enclosures are not visible on more recent aerial photographs taken by Exmoor National Park (5).

The features described by the previous authorites could not be identified on the available aerial photographs consulted during a survey of the area. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Somerset CC SMR 29-SEP-1986
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Source Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : SCPD HSL.UK.71-177 Run 89, 8658 September 1971
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Source Number : 3
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : ENP MAM IRFC 12,007 May 1977
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Riley H 17 Sep 1997 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 5
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : ENP 10065, 1995
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Source Number : 6
Source : RCHME/EH/HE Aerial Photographers comment
Source details : Helen winton/20-DEC-1999/RCHME: Winsford Hill, East Exmoor
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Enclosure
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33473
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 83 SE 21
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