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Somerset Historic Environment Record

23488

Site Name: Barrow, Small Down Camp, Evercreech
SCHEDULED MONUMENT: Small Down Knoll camp [No:257]
Civil Parish: Evercreech
Part of:
PRN 23502Barrow cemetery, Small Down Hillfort, Evercreech
Grid Ref: ST 6649 4061 (ST 64 SE)
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Public access:

As far as we are aware this site is open to the public at certain times. (Open Access Land, expires 30/09/06). [Information last updated on 14 May 2003]

Details:

Barrow 11 paces diameter and 4ft high (from west) or 1ft high (from east) (Evercreech 1). Probably Skinner's 12. Large hollow in centre and confluent with one to the E (PRN 23489). {1}

Mound just inside the rampart at the extreme W of the hillfort. 9m diameter and c1.5m high. Central excavation pit 2m by 3m and 0.75m deep. Good turf cover. {2}

Scheduled as AM 257b. Grinsell's NGR is ST66494062. {6}

References:

1 Mention - Grinsell, LV. Somerset barrows, part 2: North and East. Somerset Archaeology and Natural History  115 (1971), Supplement (page 106)
2 Detailed records - Algar, D [David]. English Heritage Field Monument Warden (19/7/1985) Location: HER files.
3 Detailed records - Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division record card. Record ID: ST 64 SE 6 (1966) Location: HER files under PRN 23502.
4 Map - Grinsell, LV. Somerset barrows, part 2: North and East. Somerset Archaeology and Natural History  115 (1971), Supplement (page 81)
5 Map - Dennison, E Somerset County Council. 1:1250 plan. (May 1985) Drawing HBC 2.21.-1. Location: HER collections.
6 Verbal communication - Dennison, E [Ed]. Somerset County Council, Sites and Monuments Record (04/04/1987). Location: Verbal, electronic or direct entry, no source retained

Record created in May 1985

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