MEM23225 - 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 an irregular stony area up to 10 metres across, possibly representing a spread prehistoric clearance cairn.  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 irregular stony area c. 10 metres across. This coincides with a vegetation change and is possibly a spread prehistoric clearance cairn, although it could also have a natural origin. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7856 4254 (8m by 6m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(62)
Record last edited
Jan 8 2015 2:26PM
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