MEM23208 - Possible 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 clearance cairn, seen as a mound approximately 3.5 metres in diameter and up to 0.25 metres high. One stone is visible and further stone was detected under the surface 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 mound c. 3.5 metres in diameter and up to 0.25 metres high. It is marked by a well defined vegetation change. One stone was visible on the surface and others were detected by probing. The feature may be a prehistoric clearance cairn, but may also be natural in origin. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7872 4262 (4m by 4m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(40)
Record last edited
Dec 22 2014 1:59PM
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