Source/Archive record SEM8121 - Burcombe and Wester Emmetts, Exmoor: Archaeological Survey

Type Report
Title Burcombe and Wester Emmetts, Exmoor: Archaeological Survey
Author/Originator
Date/Year 2012
Cornwall Council report number 2012R009
ENPA project name MIRES
Child ENPHER Source Record reference SEM8436
Digital Object Identifier 10.5284/1042875

Abstract/Summary

A walkover survey was carried out on land at Burcombe and Wester Emmetts, Exmoor, in advance of proposed drainage ditch blocking works by the Exmoor Mires Project. A total of 40 heritage assets were idenitified, the majority of which were associated with historic iron ore expolitation in the area. Other site types located included hollow ways, a variety of mounds and isolated stones Accurate locations were recorded for a small number of previously known sites to enhance the Historic Environment Record.

External Links (1)

Referenced Monuments (30)

  • Medieval or post-medieval hollow way on Wester Emmetts (Monument)
  • Medieval to post-medieval hollow way on Wester Emmetts (Monument)
  • Possible Post-Medieval Drainage Ditch on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Possible post-medieval prospecting pit on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Possible Post-Medieval Prospecting Pit on the Eastern Edge of Burcombe (Monument)
  • Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Wester Emmetts (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Bank on the Eastern Edge of Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Bank on the Eastern Edge of Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Bank on the Eastern Edge of Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Drainage Cut on the Eastern Edge of Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Extractive Pit on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-medieval extractive pit on the eastern edge of Wester Emmetts (Monument)
  • Post-medieval extractive pit on the eastern edge of Wester Emmetts (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval extractive pit on the western side of Wester Emmetts (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Linear Mining or Prospecting Openwork on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Mound on the Eastern Edge of Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Pospecting Work and Spoil Dump on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Possible Prospecting Cut at the Head of the Slope on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Prospecting Cut on the Eastern Side of Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Prospecting Cut on the Eastern Side of Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Prospecting Pit on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Post-Medieval Stone Culvert on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Prehistoric standing stone on Horcombe (Monument)
  • Roman Lode Ironworkings (Monument)
  • Undated Group of Hollowed and Terraced Tracks at the Head of the Slope on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Undated Holloway on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Undated mound of unknown origin on Wester Emmetts (Monument)
  • Undated mound on Wester Emmetts (Monument)
  • Undated Possible Holloway on Burcombe (Monument)
  • Undated standing stone on Horcombe (Monument)

Referenced Events (1)

  • 2012: WS - Burcombe and Wester Emmetts, Mires Project

Record last edited

Aug 19 2020 1:37PM