Site Event/Activity record EEM14548 - 2016: WS - Horsen Hill, Mires Project

Technique(s)

Organisation

Hazel Riley

Date

January/February 2016

Description

A walkover survey of land on Horsen Hill, Horsen Farm, Exmoor, was carried out in January and February 2016 in advance of mire restoration to be carried out by the Exmoor Mires Project. The work was carried out in order to characterise, quantify and locate known and unknown heritage assets within the defined survey area. Several previously unrecorded heritage assets were located, including a Bronze Age cairn and a large area of early medieval hollow ways.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 2016. Archaeological walkover survey: Horsen, Exmoor.

Map

Location

Location Horsen Hill, Horsen Farm, Exmoor Parish, Somerset
Grid reference Centred SS 7897 3572 (1523m by 1025m) (GPS derived)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Related Monuments/Buildings (20)

  • Bronze Age barrow on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Bronze Age Cairn on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Bronze Age Cairn on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Bronze Age Sherdon Barrows (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow ways on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval field system on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval hollow way on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval trackways on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditches on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditches on Sherdon (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Enclosure on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Extractive Pit on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Extractive Pit on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Extractive Pit on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Extractive Pit on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Post-medieval peat cutting on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Peat Cutting on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Post-medieval peat stacks on Sherdon (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Peat Stand on Horsen Hill (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Peat Stand on Horsen Hill (Monument)

Record last edited

Sep 11 2017 12:12PM