MEM15431 - Possible post-medieval prospecting pits at Sherracombe (Monument)

Summary

A pair of earthwork scoops separated by a low mound, possibly a small spoil heap. The scoops may be the remains of prosptecting pits and represent two stages of activity.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A pair of earthwork scoops separated by a low mound, possibly a small spoil heap. The scoops may be the remains of prospecting pits representing two stages of prospecting activity, with the upper pit representing an early less productive stage. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Cannell, J.. 2002. Exmoor Iron, Sherracombe Ford 2002: Area Reconnaissance Survey - 1. P.4; 6; 13. [Mapped feature: #35267 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7146 3628 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Sep 8 2020 4:32PM

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