MEM22438 - Possible prehistoric field boundary on Porlock Allotment (Monument)

Summary

A possible prehistoric field boundary is visible as a bank and was discovered during field survey in 2013. It may be associated with the settlement MSO7945 and MSO7946.

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A bank 13 metres long, 3 metres wide and 0.5 metres high, oriented east-west, lies 72 metres to the north of a hut circle (MSO7945). This could be a fragmentary prehistoric field boundary, associated with the settlement MSO7945 and MSO7946. This was discovered during a measured field survey in 2013, undertaken as part of the Dig Porlock project, run by the Exmoor Moorland Landscape Partnership Scheme. [1]

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  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 2013. Dig Porlock: Earthwork surveys on Porlock Allotment. 3, 8, 14.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8444 4437 (10m by 0m)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Oct 30 2019 2:28PM

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