MEM15633 - Possible reservoir enclosure at Cloutsham Ball (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
A complex of substantial earthwork banks near the confluence of East Water and Horner Water. The banks are up to 1.7 metres high and 5 metres wide, forming a roughly rectangular enclosure approximately 20 by 30 metres in size. The field interpretation of this feature is based upon the morphology and substantial nature of the earthworks, the nucleus of the site interpreted as a large holding-tank or reservoir. The location of the feature is problematical however, and the function and mechanism of the site is unknown. 
- <1> SEM6878 Report: McDonnell, R.R.J.. 1994. Horner Wood: Report on the Preliminary Archaeological Field Assessment of Two Sample Areas. Richard McDonnel. P.8-9; 23.
- <2> SEM7353 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 8971 4407 (point) Approximate|
|Civil Parish||LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 115836
Record last edited
Mar 17 2022 12:29PM
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