MEM22489 - Holloways of unknown date on Spooners (Monument)

Summary

A zone of braided holloways have been identified from LiDAR data. The area may be a southward extension of the same route followed by the post-medieval trackway or packhorse road (MMO2904).

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Historic Environment Officer for the Exmoor Mires Project undertook a survey of the proposed mire restoration area on Spooners, which included this site. A zone of braided holloways were identified from LiDAR data, the date of these is unknown. The area measures c. 200 metres long and up to c. 30 metres wide and appears to be a southward extension of the same route followed by a nearby post-medieval trackway or packhorse road (MMO2904). [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 7750 3805 (121m by 175m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Spooners): ESP12(54)

Record last edited

Apr 14 2014 4:51PM

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