Site Event/Activity record EEM14534 - 2014: RS, MS, GPS - Swap Hill, East Pinford and Parracombe Common

Technique(s)

Organisation

University of Leicester

Date

May 2014

Description

As part of ongoing doctoral research a series of geophysical and DGPS surveys were conducted on Stone Settings at Swap Hill and East Pinford, along with a circular enclosure on Parracombe Common. Magnetometry and earth resistance surveys were carried out at all of the sites by a team of volunteers from the University of Leicester. In addition DGPS survey was undertaken to record features in the vicinity of the stone settings at East Pinford and Swap Hill. Survey locations are approximately: Swap Hill - SS 8054 4261 East Pinford - SS 7965 4272 Parracombe Common - SS 6918 4489

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Mitcham, Doug. 2014. Geophysical surveys at East Pinford, Swap Hill and Parracombe Common in Exmoor National Park.

Map

Location

Location Swap Hill, East Pinford and Parracombe Common, Exmoor
Grid reference Centred SS 7485 4374 (11500m by 2398m) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

  • Circular earthwork on Parracombe Common (Monument)
  • East Pinford Stone Alignment (Monument)
  • Swap Hill Stone Setting (Monument)

Record last edited

Dec 12 2018 1:37PM