MSO10454 - Medieval or post-medieval peat cutting northeast of Driver Farm (Monument)
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Uneven and eroded surface in the southeast and southwest corners of two small pasture fields to the north-north-east of Driver Farm. Possibly an area of peat cutting activity, grass covered with exposed and eroded sides up to approximately 0.3 metres deep.  A study of the archaeology and history of peat exploitation on Exmoor’s moorlands provides additional background on the practice and sites. 
- <1>XY SSO1170 Survey: Faxon, Keith. 1998. Record card from McDonnell, R. Pinkworthy Estate: An Archaeological Survey for Management Purpose. 18 September 1995. [Mapped feature: #34696 ]
- <2> SEM8135 Report: Riley, H.. 2014. Turf Cutting on Exmoor: An archaeological and historical study - project report.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7377 4101 (106m by 124m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Somerset SMR PRN: 22773
Record last edited
Feb 3 2021 12:28PM
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