MEM22517 - Possible buried archaeology on Deer Park (Monument)

Summary

A relatively regular vegetation change associated with a scatter of stone which may be the surface expression of buried archaeology was visible during field survey in 2012.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A subcircular patch of grass containing a scatter of small stones 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 is probably natural. [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 relatively regular vegetation change associated with scatter of stone which may be the surface expression of buried archaeology. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. Deer Park, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. South West Archaeology Ltd.. 15, 35.
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2013. Archaeological walkover surveys on Deer Park, Exmoor. Exmoor National Park Authority. 22.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7668 3829 (point) Surveyed
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) (Deer Park): EDP12(51)

Record last edited

Jun 16 2022 10:17AM

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