MEM15591 - Undated charcoal burning platform in Culbone Wood (Monument)

Summary

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

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Full Description

A charcoal burning platform on the lower slopes of Culbone Wood, approximately 490 metres to the north-north-east of Twitchen. The platform is circa 7 metres long and 5 metres wide. The rear edge of the platform is slumped but survives cut into the hillslope by about 1.2 metres. The front, downslope edge is collapsed and slopes to a footpath approximately 2 metres below. In generally good condition. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R. + Faxon, K.. 2002. Culbone Woodlands: A Preliminary Archaeological Survey for Management Purposes. P.68.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8242 4890 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS84NW
Civil Parish OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

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

Record last edited

Mar 10 2021 5:23PM

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