MEM24178 - Post-medieval clearance cairn within rectangular enclosure on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)

Summary

A small, subcircular turf covered stony mound was thought to be a small clearance cairn associated with a post-medieval enclosure within which it is sited.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 81846 33057. A small, subcircular turf covered stony mound lies in the post-medieval enclosure MEM24177, close to its northeastern side. The mound is 4 metres north to south, 3.3 metres east to west and 0.8 metres high and is probably a clearance cairn associated with the enclosure. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17005, 5. [Mapped feature: #44468 Site of cairn, ]

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Location

Grid reference SS 8184 3305 (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): HWH17005

Record last edited

May 15 2018 10:44AM

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