MEM25230 - Undated mound on Lanacombe (Monument)


An elongated mound on a natural break of slope was noted during field survey in 2013.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

As part of the Exmoor Mires Project, in 2013 Cornwall Council Historic Environment Service were contracted to undertake a non-intrusive walkover survey of the proposed mire restoration area on Lanacombe, which included this site. The visit was followed by a further survey undertaken by The Historic Environment Officer for the Exmoor Mires Project. SS 77135 42427. An undated elongated mound approximately 20 metres long and up to 3 metres wide and 0.4 metres high, aligned northwest to southeast and located on a natural break of slope. The feature is under dense molinia cover. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Kirkham, G.. 2013. Lanacombe, Great Buscombe, and Trout Hill, Exmoor: Archaeological Survey. Cornwall County Council Historic Environment Service (Projects). p 10, ELN13(16).
  • <2>XY Report: Bray, L.S.. 2015. Lanacombe, Exmoor: Archaeological walkover survey. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 2, ELN13(16). [Mapped feature: #48012 ELN13(16)]



Grid reference Centred SS 7713 4242 (23m by 14m) Based on GIS provided with report
Map sheet SS74SE

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Related Events/Activities (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(16)

Record last edited

Jun 21 2022 11:37AM


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