MEM22508 - Post-medieval mound on Deer Park (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval dump of material was visible during field investigation 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 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. This was noted as possibly forming a linear extension of MEM22507; it is bisected by a drainage ditch. [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 most likely associated with excavation of an adjacent post-medieval drainage ditch. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

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

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7640 3778 (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): EDP12(12)

Record last edited

Feb 4 2014 4:11PM

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