MEM23214 - 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 sub-oval mound 2 to 3 metres across and up to 0.2 metres high. There are a few exposed stones and others lie below the vegetation cover.  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 sub-oval mound 2 to 3 metres in diameter and up to 0.2 metres high. There are a few exposed stones and more stones apparent below the surface. The feature is possibly a prehistoric clearance cairn, but may also have a natural origin. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7893 4301 (7m by 6m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(58)
Record last edited
Dec 22 2014 4:11PM
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