MEM15577 - Undated building remains in Embelle Wood (Monument)

Summary

The remains of an abandoned dry stone wall structure of uncertain date and function, but possibly a ruined building, are set into the hillslope close to the cliff edge in Embelle Wood.

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Full Description

The remains of an abandoned square drystone walled structure of uncertain date and function, set into the hillslope close to the cliff edge in Embelle Wood. The external plan of the building measures approximately 5 metres square. The front and side walls have largely collapsed, but on the downslope side they survive they to a height of up to 0.8 metres and are between 0.4 and 0.5 metres thick. A possible entrance is visible towards the northeast corner. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R. + Faxon, K.. 2002. Culbone Woodlands: A Preliminary Archaeological Survey for Management Purposes. P.54.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8114 4927 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet SS84NW
Civil Parish OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Events/Activities (3)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (50-100)

Record last edited

Mar 10 2021 5:19PM

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