MEM22637 - Post-medieval ditch upcast on The Chains (Monument)

Summary

A quartz veined stone was visible during field investigation in 2012. This was present in upcast spoil from the creation of a drainage ditch and is probably part of the upcast.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rock 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 has obvious quartz veins and was located in upcast spoil from 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 The Chains, which included this site. Noted was a quartz veined stone, which is probably part of the upcast spoil from drainage ditch upon which it was found. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. The Chains, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. 26.
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.. The Chains walkover survey.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7252 4286 (point) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS74SW
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): ECH12(61)

Record last edited

Jan 30 2017 2:18PM

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