MEM22651 - Mound of unknown date on The Chains (Non-antiquity)

Summary

An indistinct low mound was visible during field investigation in 2012. This is probably natural in origin.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A low and indistinct mound 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 feature is probably natural. [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 indistinct, low mound measuring 10 metres in diameter with a height of 0.4 metres; this is probably natural in origin. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. The Chains, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. 14, 27.
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.. The Chains walkover survey.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7402 4295 (point)
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) (The Chains): ECH12(75)

Record last edited

Dec 15 2014 1:21PM

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