MEM15572 - 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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Full Description

A possible charcoal burning platform in Embelle Wood, approximately 800 metres to the north-north-west of Broomstreet Farm. The platform is oval in shape and measures circa 9 metres long east to west and 4 metres wide north to south. The rear of the platform is very eroded as is the front, which still survives to a height of approximately 1 metre. Holly and mature oaks are growing on the earthwork. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

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

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 813 491 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS84NW
Civil Parish OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Mar 10 2021 5:19PM

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