MEM22656 - Possible post-medieval stone on The Chains (Monument)

Summary

A large triangular stone was visible during field investigation in 2012. This is probably upcast from a ditch.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A large triangular stone 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 was thought to be stone which had toppled downslope from its socket. [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 large triangular stone, which is probably part of the spoil upcast from a ditch. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

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

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7425 4235 (0m by 1m) (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(80)

Record last edited

Jan 30 2017 2:45PM

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