MEM22483 - Modern surface stone on Spooners (Non-antiquity)

Summary

A modern surface stone is located on the edge of a stream gully with a five pence piece glued to its surface.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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 large recumbent, slabby stone was noted on the edge of a stream gully. A five pence piece was glued to its upper surface. [1] 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. A modern surface stone was seen on the edge of a stream gully with a five pence piece glued to its surface. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. Spooners, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. 24.
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2013. Spooners, Exmoor: Results of Archaeological Walkover Surveys and Post Mire Restoration Monitoring. 17.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7759 3748 (point)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Spooners): ESP12(38)

Record last edited

Mar 17 2021 2:33PM

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