MEM24392 - Possible post-medieval clearance cairn on North Twitchen (Monument)

Summary

A small stone heap made up of stone may represent a clearance cairn in the centre of North Twitchen.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small stone heap approximately 2 metres across and 0.4 metres high made up of stones up to 0.7 metres in length. The stones are either quartz or are quartz rich. This lies just within the margin of rough ground and is likely to represent clearance from the area of improved pasture adjacent to the north. [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. 7. [Mapped feature: #44873 Possible clearance cairn., ]

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Location

Grid reference SS 72615 37463 (point)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Record last edited

Sep 7 2020 10:21PM

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