MEM22481 - Possible stream fording point of unknown date on Spooners (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
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. A possible fording point for the stream was seen as peat erosion on both banks which exposed several large quartz-rich stones 0.5 metres or larger in diameter and several large slabby siltstones.  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. It was seen to be a possible stream fording point at which erosion on both banks has exposed quartz and siltstone rocks. This feature may have been associated with the use of the sheepfold (MSO6921). 
|Grid reference||SS 7768 3751 (point)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument): ESP12(36)
Record last edited
Feb 4 2014 4:09PM
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