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Originator:NMR CITING OS
Summary:Vis=6/3/1989 (os) remains of a prominent mound of flat ground under grass on the edge of berry cliff. It is recorded as a sub-rectangular mound, a possible barrow, by grinsell as branscombe. Part of the mound has slipped over the cliff edge; the remaining part is tongue-shaped in plan, measuring 7m by 5m by 1.2m. A ditch up to 2m wide and 0.3m deep extends along the w flank and could have provided much of the material for the mound itself, a section through the mound is exposed in a cliff face, revealing topsoil 0.3m deep over a 1m depth of small flints in a soil matrix. This mound is only possible sepulchral; in its present damaged state, it is difficult to judge. It does, however, appear to lie over a ploughed down field boundary of uncertain date. In the absence of excavation t is best regarded as of uncertain date. This feature falls within the scheduled area of berry cliff camp but is not mentioned in the schedule (nmr citing os).

Associated Monuments (1)

MDV10927Earthwork Mound on Berry Cliff, East of Berry Camp, Branscombe (Monument)