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Monument Number 1473468

Hob Uid: 1473468
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Luccombe
Grid Ref : SS8915142262
Summary : A small mound, possibly a clearance cairn of medieval or post-medieval date, is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork on the slopes of Dunkery Hill, close to the earthwork enclosure at Sweetworthy.
More information : A small roughly circular mound is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork on the slopes of Dunkery Hill, Luccombe parish, at circa SS 89154226. The mound is approximately 40 metres to the east of the rectilinear earthwork enclosure at Sweetworthy, thought to be evidence of an attempted enclosure by the settlement of Bagley and Sweetworthy in the medieval or post-medieval periods. At circa 5 metres in diameter, the mound could be the remains of a clearance cairn of similar date. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR OS/70381 033-035 23-SEP-1970
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Clearance Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1809
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Clearance Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 84 SE 160
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 36099
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01