MEM22518 - Mound of unknown date on Deer Park (Monument)

Summary

A slight mound of unknown date was visible during field survey in 2012. This is possibly a natural feature.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A slight 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 interpreted as possibly being a natural feature. [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 slight mound measuring 1.6 metres by 1.4 metres, with a height of 0.4 metres. This was thought to possibly be a natural feature. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. Deer Park, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. 21, 24, 36.
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2013. Archaeological walkover surveys on Deer Park, Exmoor. 22.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7661 3826 (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) (Deer Park): EDP12(55)

Record last edited

Apr 14 2014 4:52PM

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