MEM15638 - Possible charcoal burning platform at Ten Acre Cleave (Monument)

Summary

An earthwork platform within Ten Acre Cleave may or may not be the remains of a charcoal burning platform. The area has suffered from erosion and soil slippage.

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Full Description

An earthwork platform recorded in Ten Acre Cleave could be natural in origin or potentially be the remains of a small charcoal burning platform. Erosion and soil slippage have destroyed the platform's profile making confident identification difficult. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Berry, N.. 1995. Horner Wood 1995: An Archaeological Survey of Stoke Wood and Ten Acre Cleeve. P.17.
  • <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 8890 4358 (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 11:42AM

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