MEM22614 - Undated surface stone on The Chains (Non-antiquity)

Summary

An arrangement of stones was noted during field investigation in 2012. This is likely a natural arrangement of stones in an area with abundant surface stone. This is not thought to be a cist.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible stone lined cist was noted during a non intrustive walkover survey of the proposed mire restoration area on The Chains, undertaken by South West Archaeology as part of the Exmoor Mires Project. This falls within the general stony area MEM22612. [1] The Historic Environment Officer for the Exmoor Mires Project undertook a non intrustive walkover survey of the proposed mire restoration area on The Chains, which included this site. Noted was an arrangement of stones in an area with abundant surface stone (MEM22612). This feature is unlikely to be a cist. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. The Chains, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. 10-11, 15, 25.
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.. The Chains walkover survey.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7280 4304 (point) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS74SW
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): ECH12(37)

Record last edited

Jan 30 2017 1:48PM

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