MEM24401 - Possible post-medieval clearance cairn on North Twitchen (Monument)

Summary

A small stone heap possibly representing a clearance cairn on the centre of North Twitchen.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small stone heap 1 metres in diamtere and up to 0.4 metres high. It is made up of quartz and quartz rich stones up to 0.5 metres long and lies adjacent to improved pasture, which likely led to its creation. [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. 14; no. 16. [Mapped feature: #44882 Clearance cairn., ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 72563 37417 (point)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Sep 2 2020 4:55PM

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