MEM22507 - Post-medieval mound on Deer Park (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval dump of material was noted during field survey in 2012. This is most likely associated with the excavation of an adjacent drainage ditch.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A mutilated well defined mound of possibly prehistoric date was noted during a non-intrustive walkover survey of the proposed mire restoration area on Deer Park, undertaken by South West Archaeology as part of the Exmoor Mires Project. It was noted that this may be a part of MEM22508. [1] The Historic Environment Officer for the Exmoor Mires Project undertook a non-intrustive walkover survey of the proposed mire restoration area on Deer Park, which included this site. Noted was a dump of material, which is most likely associated with the excavation of an adjacent drainage ditch. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. Deer Park, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. 13, 21, 23, 25, 31, 33.
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2013. Archaeological walkover surveys on Deer Park, Exmoor. 11, 21.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7640 3777 (1m by 0m)
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): EDP12(11)

Record last edited

Feb 11 2014 3:40PM

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