MSO7062 - Post-medieval storage pits in Birch Wood (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
Burton recorded in 1989 "pits in Birch Wood Simonsbath, known locally as 'Potato Clamps', may have been dug and used at this time to store potatoes".  The presence and function of the clamps was confirmed by a Stan Curtis.  Field reconnaissance in the vicinity of SS 7750 3930 during tree felling operations failed to locate the features in 1994. 
- <1> SEM7230 Monograph: Burton, R.A.. 1989. The Heritage of Exmoor. Roger A. Burton. 73.
- <2> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Information from Stan Curtis, Stable Flat, Simonsbath, Somerset..
- <3> SMO7329 Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 27 October 1994.
|Grid reference||SS 7750 3930 (point)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1029631 (Original Monarch entry: 1029631)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 NE52
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1029631
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