MEM22494 - Possible holloway of unknown date on Spooners (Monument)

Summary

A well defined linear depression is best interpreted as a holloway of unknown date.

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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 relatively well defined linear depression orientated northeast to southwest at 90 degrees to the slope was noted. It is up to c. 10 metres wide and is 0.3 metres deep. It is best interpreted as a holloway of unknown date. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

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

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7784 3780 (98m by 102m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Spooners): ESP13(55)

Record last edited

Apr 14 2014 4:54PM

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