MEM22535 - Possible prehistoric standing stone on Deer Park (Monument)

Summary

A possible standing stone is part of a potential stone alignment with MEM22534 and MEM22536. However, all three stones may be drainage ditch upcast and only appear prehistoric.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible prehistoric standing stone which is mainly buried 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. [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 possible standing stone, which may form part of potential stone alignment consisting of MEM22534 and MEM22536. However, all three stones may be drainage ditch upcast only appearing prehistoric in form. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. Deer Park, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. 16, 41.
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2013. Archaeological walkover surveys on Deer Park, Exmoor. 17, 18, 26.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7681 3834 (point) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument): EDP12(166)

Record last edited

Mar 17 2021 2:35PM

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