MEM24394 - Possible post-medieval clearance cairn on North Twitchen (Monument)

Summary

A small heap of stones possibly represesting a clearance cairn is situated towards the south of North Twitchen.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small heap of stones, 2 to 3 metres across, and individual stones are up to 0.75 metres long. The stones are mostly quartz rich and it is likely to represent clearance from the area of improved pasture adjacent to this field. [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. 9. [Mapped feature: #44875 Clearance cairn., ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 72622 37370 (point)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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  • None recorded

Record last edited

Sep 7 2020 10:17PM

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