MEM23365 - Post-medieval peat cutting or Second World War bomb craters on East Pinford (Monument)

Summary

A pair of identical small cuts with no associated spoil are likely to represent bomb craters dating from the Second World War, but could also be peat cuttings or quarries.

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Full Description

A pair of identical small quarries or peat cuttings adjacent to contour leat; the present no spoil and are sub ovoid in plan, c. 2 metres apart. Together they measure 2.4 metres by 2 metres by 0.35 metres. [1] Pair of identical small cuts (2.4 metres by 2 metres by 0.35 metres), sub ovoid in plan, 2 metres apart with no associated spoil. Probable bomb craters. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Report: Morris, B. and Bampton, J.. 2013. Warren Farm, Exmoor: Results of a Walkover Survey. [Mapped feature: #42492 Two small cuts., p. 31]
  • <2> Report: Bray. L.S.. 2013. Warren Farm, Exmoor: Archaeological walkover survey.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 80274 42481 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Warren Farm): EWF13(16)

Record last edited

Jul 21 2021 11:08AM

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