MEM24195 - Post-medieval clearance cairn on Old Barrow Down (Monument)

Summary

A small, subrectangular turf covered stony mound lies at the southwestern end of the relict field system MMO3185. The mound is 1.2 metres east to west, 0.9 metres north to south and 0.3 metres high and is a clearance cairn associated with the relict field system.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 83516 32336. A small, subrectangular turf covered stony mound lies at the southwestern end of the relict field system MMO3185. The mound is 1.2 metres east to west, 0.9 metres north to south and 0.3 metres high and is a clearance cairn associated with the relict field system. [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. HWH17036, 11. [Mapped feature: #44498 Clearance cairn, HWH17036]

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Location

Grid reference SS 8351 3233 (point)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish HAWKRIDGE

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17036

Record last edited

May 14 2018 8:11PM

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