MEM24211 - Post-medieval pond on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)

Summary

A pond may have been formed by the modification of disused peat cuttings for a stock watering pond or deer wallow.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 82604 33615. A pond on the east side of Halscombe Allotment is 30 metres northwest to southeast, 15 metres east to west and c.0.5 metres deep. It may have been formed by the modification of disused peat cuttings (MMO3201) for a stock watering pond or deer wallow. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17060, p16.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8260 3361 (22m by 29m)
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): HWH17060

Record last edited

May 15 2018 1:48PM

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