MEM24200 - Post-medieval clearance cairn on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)

Summary

A rather amorphous turf covered stony mound is a clearance cairn associated with a relict field system within which it is situated.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 82896 32524. A rather amorphous, turf covered stony mound, 2.2 metres east to west, 1.8 metres north to south and 0.5 metres high, just inside the northern boundary of the relict field system MMO3182 is a clearance cairn associated with that 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. HWH17043, 13. [Mapped feature: #44503 Clearance cairn, HWH17043]

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Location

Grid reference SS 8289 3252 (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): HWH17043

Record last edited

May 14 2018 8:10PM

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