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Somerset Historic Environment Record

23494

Site Name: Barrow, Small Down Plantation, Evercreech
SCHEDULED MONUMENT: Small Down Knoll camp [No:257]
Civil Parish: Evercreech
Part of:
PRN 23502Barrow cemetery, Small Down Hillfort, Evercreech
Grid Ref: ST 6655 4062 (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:

Mound 30ft diameter and 1.5ft high (T402). Doubtful whether this is a tumulus. {1}

Barrow 8 paces diameter and 2ft high (Evercreech 7). Possibly Skinners No 6. {2}

Mound to the E of and contiguous with AM 257g (PRN 23493). 6m diameter and 1m high. {3}

Scheduled as AM 257h. Contained within hillfort (PRN 23483) and cemetery (PRN 23502). {7}

References:

1 Mention - University of Bristol Spelaeological Society, Tratman's barrow catalogue. Record ID: T402
2 Mention - Grinsell, LV. Somerset barrows, part 2: North and East. Somerset Archaeology and Natural History  115 (1971), Supplement (page 106)
3 Detailed records - Algar, D [David]. English Heritage Field Monument Warden (19/7/1985) Location: HER files.
4 Detailed records - Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division record card. Record ID: ST 64 SE 6 (1966) Location: HER files under PRN 23502.
5 Map - Grinsell, LV. Somerset barrows, part 2: North and East. Somerset Archaeology and Natural History  115 (1971), Supplement (page 81)
6 Map - Dennison, E Somerset County Council. 1:1250 plan. (May 1985) Drawing HBC 2.21.-1. Location: HER collections.
7 Verbal communication - Dennison, E [Ed]. Somerset County Council, Sites and Monuments Record (13/04/1987). Location: Verbal, electronic or direct entry, no source retained

Record created in May 1985

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