MEM15626 - Trackway on Cloutsham Ball (Monument)


A trackway runs northeast to southwest and is defined by a terrace. It appears to terminate at a charcoal burning platform.

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Full Description

A track is on the northwest facing slopes of Cloutsham Ball. It is at an elevation of circa 180 metres above Ordnance Datum and approximately 180 metres long, orientated roughly northeast to southwest. It is defined by a narrow terrace 2-4 metres wide. It appears to terminate at a probable charcoal burning plarfrom at its eastern end. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <3> Report: McDonnell, R.R.J.. 1994. Horner Wood: Report on the Preliminary Archaeological Field Assessment of Two Sample Areas. Richard McDonnel. P.5-6; 23.
  • <4> Monograph: Cannell, J.. 2005. The Archaeology of Woodland Exploitation in the Greater Exmoor Area in the Historic Period. Archaeopress BAR British Series. BAR 398. P.109-131; 262.



Grid reference SS 896 436 (point) Approximate
Map sheet SS84SE

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 115819

Record last edited

Mar 17 2022 12:28PM


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