MEM24469 - Undated Mound on Roosthichen (Monument)

Summary

A small mound is located close to the routeway and county boundary on Roosthichen.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small mound, 3m by 2m and up to 0.5m high, with a very shallow ditch up to 0.5m around, filled with rushes on the uphill side. This mound may have been placed to mark the north-south route way or the historic Somerset and Devon county boundary. [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. 16; no. 14. [Mapped feature: #44972 A small undated mound., ]

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Location

Grid reference SS 71837 40121 (point)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Aug 15 2018 10:35AM

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