MEM22673 - Mound of unknown date on The Chains (Non-antiquity)

Summary

A low and indistinct mound was visible during field investigation in 2012. This is probably of natural 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 is thought to be probably natural in origin. [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 low and indistinct mound measuring 6 metres in diameter, with a height of 0.3 metres that is probably of natural origin. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Report: Walls, S. and Morris, B.. 2012. The Chains, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. 14, 28. [Mapped feature: #41057 ]
  • <2> Report: Bray, L.. The Chains walkover survey.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7447 4195 (point)
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) (The Chains): ECH12(99)

Record last edited

Oct 7 2020 2:04PM

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