MEM24175 - Post-medieval clearance cairn in southwest corner of Halscombe Allotment (Monument)

Summary

A small, subcircular turf covered stony mound was thought to be a small clearance cairn associated with the nearby post-medieval enclosure.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 81719 32821. A small, subcircular turf covered stony mound in the southwest corner of Halscombe Allotment is 2 metres north to south, 2.6 metres east to west and 0.7 metres high. This is probably a small clearance cairn, associated with the nearby post-medieval enclosure (MEM24177). [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17002, 4.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8171 3282 (point)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish HAWKRIDGE

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17001

Record last edited

May 15 2018 10:44AM

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