MEM23201 - Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
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 low mound 3 metres in diameter and up to 0.1 metre high. Stone was detected within the vegetation covered mound by probing.  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 low mound 3 metres in diameter and up to 0.1 metres high. Stone was detected within it by probing and this feature may be a prehistoric clearance cairn, but could also have a natural origin. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7856 4251 (3m by 4m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(29)
Record last edited
Dec 22 2014 12:19PM
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