MEM25233 - Possible prehistoric stone north of Prayway Meads (Monument)

Summary

A recumbent stone may be aligned on a stone setting to the northwest, or may be a natural feature.

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Type and Period (2)

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. SS 77391 41382. A recumbent stone 0.7 by 0.4 metres set in the moorland surface on the margin of an area of short cropped grass. The stone lies about 185 metres southeast of stone setting MEM25228 and may be located on the same alignment as one of its axes. Alternatively, it may be a natural feature. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Kirkham, G.. 2013. Lanacombe, Great Buscombe, and Trout Hill, Exmoor: Archaeological Survey. Cornwall County Council Historic Environment Service (Projects). p 15, ELN13(25). [Mapped feature: #48018 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7739 4138 (point)
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Lanacombe): ELN13(25)

Record last edited

Jun 21 2022 12:42PM

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