MSO7952 - Post-medieval mound on Porlock Common (Monument)

Summary

An irregular and stony post-medieval mound was noted during field survey in 1997. This was probably associated with post-medieval peat extraction.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An irregular, stony mound lies on Porlock Allotment at SS 84930 44896. It measures 7.5 metres north to south and 1.5 to 2 metres east to west. It lies on the edge of an area of peat cutting and is probably associated with this activity. It was surveyed using GPS as part of the East Exmoor Project. [1] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 27 March 1997. [Mapped feature: #47306 ]
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1090850, Extant 19 June 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 84930 44896 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10206
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7952
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW148
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW149
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1090850
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1091075
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 15654

Record last edited

Jun 19 2021 9:16PM

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