MEM22477 - Post-medieval holloway on Spooners (Monument)
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As part of the Exmoor Mires Project, South West Archaeology were contracted to undertake a non-intrustive walkover survey of the proposed mire restoration area on Spooners. Found was a probable hollow way running at 45 degrees to the slope. This features was traced for c. 40 metres, it has a fairly gentle profile is c. 2 metres wide and was cut into the slope c. 0.4 metres to 0.8 metres.  The Historic Environment Officer for the Exmoor Mires Project undertook a non-intrustive walkover survey of the proposed mire restoration area on Spooners, which included this site. This is a probable post-medieval holloway running at 45 degrees to the slope and is visible for c. 40 metres. It has a fairly gentle profile and measures c. 2 metres wide, with a depth of c. 0.4 metres to 0.8 metres. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7749 3791 (9m by 44m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument): ESP12(32)
Record last edited
Mar 17 2021 2:33PM
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