MEM24389 - Post-medieval peat cutting on North Twitchen (Monument)

Summary

A disturbed area of numerous peat cuttings.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A disturbed area with numerous irregular cuts and hollows probably representing past peat extraction. These may have been exaggertaed by the drying out of the surface aided by a large drainage ditch to the north of the area. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Kirkham, G. and Taylor, S.. 2008. Exmoor Mire Restoration Project: Archaeological Survey on Moorland Areas at Alderman's Barrow Allotment, Blackpitts-Exe Head, North Twitchen, Roosthitchen and Verney's Allotment. p. 13; no. 3. [Mapped feature: #44868 ]

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Location

Grid reference Centred SS 72644 37369 (26m by 15m)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Sep 7 2020 10:33PM

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