MEM15260 - Fragments of animal bone on Porlock Beach (Find Spot)

Summary

Two fragments of animal bone of unknown date, probably cattle, recovered from an alluvial deposit on Porlock Beach.

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Full Description

Two fragments of animal bone recovered from an alluvial deposit on Porlock Beach at circa SS 87367 47848. The larger fragment has been identified as probably cattle (left radius, proximal end-mid shaft), minimum age 12-18 months. The smaller fragment is unidentifiable but may be have detached from the larger. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.. 2004. Porlock Bay and Marsh: Archaeological Monitoring 2003-2004 Annual Report. P.15.
  • <2> Report: Wilson-North, R. + Cowley, J.. 2004. Exmoor National Park Monument Management Scheme 2003-4.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 87367 47847 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (1)

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Related Events/Activities (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (0-20)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:08PM

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