Furzebury Brake, North Hill, Holnicote Estate

Record ID:  115423 / MNA167465
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: Scheduled Monument, Scheduled Monument
NT Property:  Holnicote Estate; South West
Civil Parish:  Minehead Without; West Somerset; Somerset
Grid Reference:  SS 9357 4829
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Summary

an oval enclosure at the east end of the high ground north of East Myne Farmstead (115437), standing above the Bristol Channel and Grexy Combe.

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Monument Types

  • OVAL ENCLOSURE (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • HILLFORT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Description

An oval enclosure at the east end of the high ground north of East Myne Farmstead (115437), standing above the Bristol Channel and Grexy Combe.There is a substantial bank with a slight external ditch and probably original entrances to east and west. The interior does not show any platforms. It is 68m x 58m in size, the bank is 0.9m high internally, but externally is up to 2m.

Condition: good

References

  • SZN48220 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2001. Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate, Somerset.

  • SZN48220 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2001. Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate, Somerset.

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Associated Events

  • ENA3149 - Field Survey, Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate 2001

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