MEM23211 - 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 mound approximately 2.5 metres in diameter and up to 0.1 metre high. No stone was visible, but some was detectable under the vegetated 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. 2.5 metres in diameter and up to 0.1 metre high. No stone was visible but was detected by probing. The feature coincides with a vegetation change and could be prehistoric clearance cairn, but may also be of natural origin. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7932 4344 (3m by 3m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(46)
Record last edited
Dec 22 2014 2:46PM
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