Site Event/Activity record EEM14519 - 2013: WS - Exmoor turf cutting



Hazel Riley


February 2013


As part of an assessment of turf cutting on Exmoor (SEM8135) a rapid assessment and walkover survey of representative turf cutting areas and sites was carried out in February 2013. The sites visited were recorded and photographed. A CD of the photographs forms part of this project archive. Several areas and monuments were selected for large scale record and survey, this was carried out in April 2013.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 2014. Turf Cutting on Exmoor: An archaeological and historical study - project report.
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1601443, Extant 23 November 2021.


No mapped location recorded.


Location Exmoor
Grid reference
Map sheet

Related Monuments/Buildings (6)

  • Mortuary enclosure east of the Chapman Barrows (Monument)
  • Post-medieval peat stacks north of Larkbarrow Farm (Monument)
  • Post-medieval peat stacks on Sherdon (Monument)
  • Post-medieval turf stack on Challacombe Common (Monument)
  • Post-medieval turf stack on Swap Hill (Monument)
  • Post-medieval turf stack south of the Chapman Barows (Monument)

Record last edited

Nov 23 2021 3:33PM