MEM24196 - Post-medieval clearance cairn on Old Barrow Down (Monument)

Summary

A small, subcircular turf covered stony mound lies at the southwestern end of the relict field system MMO3185. The mound is 1.4 metres east to west, 0.4 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 83524 32327. A small, subcircular turf covered stony mound lies at the southwestern end of the relict field system MMO3185. The mound is 1.4 metres east to west, 0.4 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. HWH17037, 11. [Mapped feature: #44499 Clearance cairn, HWH17037]

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Location

Grid reference SS 8352 3232 (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): HWH17037

Record last edited

May 14 2018 8:11PM

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