MEM15594 - Undated charcoal burning platform in Embelle 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 in Culbone Wood, approximately 555 metres to the north of Broomstreet Farm. The irregularly shaped platform is circa 7 metres long and 3.5 metres wide. The rear of the platform is almost vertical and cut into the hillslope by circa 1.5 metres. The front edge is eroded but survives to circa 0.5 metres. 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.71.

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Location

Grid reference SS 816 490 (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 5:21PM

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