MSO7958 - Post-medieval mound on Porlock Common (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval mound on Porlock Common was noted during field survey in 1997. This is thought to be associated with post-medieval peat extraction.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An irregular mound lies on Porlock Common at SS 85081 44674. It measures 4 metres north to south by 2 metres east to west and is 0.5 metres high. The mound is probably the result of post-medieval peat cutting. It was surveyed by GPS as part of the East Exmoor Project. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 11 September 1997.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 85080 44673 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet SS84SE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10190
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE109
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1091096
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 15638

Record last edited

Sep 4 2017 8:36PM

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