MEM22639 - Post-medieval ditch upcast on The Chains (Monument)

Summary

A quartz veined rock was visible during field investaigation in 2012. This was found upon upcast spoil from a drainage ditch and is likely part of the upcast.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rock with some quartz veins 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. [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 rock, located upon upcast spoil from a drainage ditch, the stone is likely part of the upcast. [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 7250 4284 (point) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument): ECH12(63)

Record last edited

Jan 30 2017 2:32PM

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