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 1m in diamtere and up to 0.4m high. It is made up of quartz and quartz-rich stones up to 0.5m 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

Jul 30 2018 11:23AM

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