MEM15438 - Possible post-medieval prospecting pit at Sherracombe (Monument)
Please read the caveat document.
Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
A shallow earthwork pit or scoop in Sherracombe, identified during field survey. Superficially similar to charcoal burning platforms, the earthwork is one of several such features within the combe interpreted as evidence for mineral prospecting. 
- <1>XY SEM6768 Report: Cannell, J.. 2002. Exmoor Iron, Sherracombe Ford 2002: Area Reconnaissance Survey - 1. P. 3-4; 6; 13. [Mapped feature: #35274 ]
|Grid reference||SS 716 363 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (1)
External Links (0)
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
Record last edited
Sep 8 2020 2:52PM
Your feedback is welcome. If you can provide any new information about this record, please contact us.