MEM23219 - 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 stony mound approximately 2 metres in diameter and 0.1 metre high.  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 stony mound c. 2 metres in diameter and 0.1 metre high. It coincides with a well defined vegetation change and is possibly a prehistoric clearance cairn, although it could also have a natural origin. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7856 4255 (3m by 3m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(61)
Record last edited
Jan 8 2015 2:13PM
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