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Monument Number 1042627

Hob Uid: 1042627
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Brendon and Countisbury
Grid Ref : SS7861043750
Summary : An elongated stony mound is visible on the summit of Hoccombe Hill, measuring 9.2m by 5.4m by 0.4m high with surface disturbance. The date and function of the monument is unclear, it may well be a prehistoric cairn, probably dating to the Bronze Age.
More information : Source 1. records a "stone-faced oval barrow....40 paces west of SS 74 SE 21" (NMR No: SS 74 SE 30).

Centred at SS 7864 4376, 46m to the north-west of SS 74 SE 30, is an elongated stony mound. It is 9.2m by 5.4m and is 0.4m high. The surface of the feature is disturbed. A confident classification of the mound cannot be made; it may however be a prehistoric cairn. (1)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Devon SMR No: SS 74 SE 27.
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Wilson-North W R 26-APR-1994 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
Monument Period Name : Later Prehistoric
Display Date : Later Prehistoric
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Mound, Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 14133
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : HER Number (Exmoor National Park)
External Cross Reference Number : MDE12823
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 SE 143
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1476022
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1476029
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: WEST EXMOOR PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1996-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01