MEM24472 - Possible post-medieval peat cutting on Roosthichen (Monument)

Summary

A subrectangular peat cutting lies close the field boundary on the eastern edge of Roosthichen.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A subrectangular hollowed area, up to 0.4 metres lower than the surrounding surface, lies adjacent to the boundary. This likely represents an area of former peat cutting, but could also be natural. [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. 17. [Mapped feature: #44975 Possible post medieval peat cutting., ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 71949 39894 (point)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Sep 2 2020 4:32PM

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