MEM22532 - Bank of unknown date on Deer Park (Monument)

Summary

A linear bank of unknown date was visible during field investigation in 2012. LiDAR data suggests this is a holloway or relict field boundary.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hollow way 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 feature is orientated northwest to southeast at 45 degrees to the slope. The feature appears to have a pronounced bank on the lower side c. 2 metres across and up to 0.5 metres high on the downslope side. It links with the main body of nearby hollow ways (MSO7088). [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. This site was not visited in the field, but LiDAR data supports the original interpretation as a hollow way or relict field boundary. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. Deer Park, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. 21, 41.
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2013. Archaeological walkover surveys on Deer Park, Exmoor. 10, 25.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7660 3863 (83m by 63m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Deer Park): EDP12(144)

Record last edited

Apr 14 2014 4:48PM

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