MEM15637 - Charcoal burning platform at Ten Acre Cleave (Monument)

Summary

A charcoal burning platform in Ten Acre Cleave was probably formed on a naturally level surface.

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Full Description

The earthwork remains of a charcoal burning platform in Ten Acre Cleave, approximately 5 by 4 metres in size, probably adapted from a natural platform formed by soil movement. The platform is approached along a narrow terraced path from from Prickslade Combe in the southwest. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Berry, N.. 1995. Horner Wood 1995: An Archaeological Survey of Stoke Wood and Ten Acre Cleeve. P.13-15.
  • <2> Monograph: Cannell, J.. 2005. The Archaeology of Woodland Exploitation in the Greater Exmoor Area in the Historic Period. Archaeopress BAR British Series. P.109-131; 261.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8882 4367 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS84SE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Aug 27 2014 11:39AM

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