MEM24201 - 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 83008 32379. A small, circular turf covered stony mound, 1.8 metres in diameter and 0.6 metres high at the northwest corner of the eastern enclosure of the 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. HWH17044, 13. [Mapped feature: #44504 Clearance cairn, HWH17044]

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Location

Grid reference SS 8300 3237 (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): HWH17044

Record last edited

May 14 2018 8:10PM

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