MEM15571 - Undated charcoal burning platform in Embelle Wood (Monument)

Summary

An earthwork platform in Embelle Wood is probably the remains of a charcoal burning platform. The date of the earthwork is uncertain.

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An earthwork platform in Embelle Wood is probably the remains of a charcoal burning platform, of uncertain though probably medieval to post-medieval date. The platform measures circa 8 metres long and 5 wide, orientated east to west. The front and rear edges of the platform have slumped although the front edge still survives to a height of approximately 1 metre. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R. + Faxon, K.. 2002. Culbone Woodlands: A Preliminary Archaeological Survey for Management Purposes. P.50.

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Location

Grid reference SS 811 492 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS84NW
Civil Parish OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Mar 10 2021 5:18PM

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