MEM23195 - Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
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As part of the Exmoor Mires Project, Cornwall Council Historic Environment Service were contracted to undertake a non-intrustive walkover survey of the proposed mire restoration area on Lanacombe, which included this site. Visible was a linear clearance cairn or stony bank up to 8 metres long, 3 metres wide and 0.1 metre high, aligned northnorthwest-southsoutheast. Several stones up to 0.5 metres on their longer sides are visible within the feature, which forms part of a field system of possible Bronze Age date.  The Historic Environment Officer for the Exmoor Mires Project undertook a non-intrustive walkover survey of the proposed mire restoration area on Lanacombe, which included this site. Noted was a linear stony bank up to 8 metres long, 3 metres wide and 0.1 metres high, aligned northnorthwest-southsoutheast. Several stones are visible on the surface measuring up to 0.5 metres long. The feature forms part of prehistoric field system MSO7102. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7717 4231 (5m by 6m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(9)
Record last edited
Dec 22 2014 12:14PM
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