MEM22487 - Post-medieval holloway on Spooners (Monument)

Summary

A well defined post-medieval holloway can be traced for 150 metres along the Barle Valley.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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 well defined post-medieval holloway is visible as a linear depression up to c. 8 metres wide running from the Barle Valley along the southern side of a tributary combe. It can be traced for 150 metres. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2013. Spooners, Exmoor: Results of Archaeological Walkover Surveys and Post Mire Restoration Monitoring. 8, 11, 18.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7795 3804 (113m by 53m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument): ESP12(52)

Record last edited

Feb 4 2014 4:10PM

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