MEM22541 - Possible hollow way of unknown date on Deer Park (Monument)

Summary

A possible hollow way was noted during field investigation in 2012. However, this feature could also be a product of erosion by draining water.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible hollow way or partial platform 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 situated where two banks converge above a drainage ditch. There are traces of upcast and a deep erosion scar on northern side. The feature is cut 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 feature which may represent a possible holloway, but it could also potentially be a product of erosion by draining water. The date of the feature is unknown. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. Deer Park, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. 21, 44.
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2013. Archaeological walkover surveys on Deer Park, Exmoor. 10, 27.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7612 3827 (point)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Deer Park): EDP12(206)

Record last edited

Apr 14 2014 4:54PM

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