MEM23205 - 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 an oval mound approximately 3 metres by 1.5 metres and up to 0.15 metres high. One stone is visible and others are apparent 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 well defined oval mound measuring c. 3 metres by 1.5 metres and up to 0.15 metres high. It coincides with a distinct vegetation change and stone is visible on the surface. The feature may be a prehistoric clearance cairn, although it may also be natural in origin. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7856 4251 (2m by 2m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(34)
Record last edited
Dec 22 2014 12:32PM
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