MEM23210 - 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 possible spread clearance cairn very similar to MEM23209, which lies adjacent to the southeast. The feature is 4 to 5 metres in diameter with no apparent height, but with stone apparent under a thin grass and moss layer.  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 an area of well defined vegetation change 4 to 5 metres in diameter, with no significant height. The feature may be a spread prehistoric clearance cairn, but is also possibly of natural origin. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7935 4347 (6m by 6m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(45)
Record last edited
Jan 5 2015 10:05AM
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