Source/Archive record SEM8544 - Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotment, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor

Type Report
Title Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotment, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor
Author/Originator
Date/Year 2018
Hazel Riley report
ENPA project name Mires
Digital Object Identifier Unassigned

Abstract/Summary

A walkover survey of land on Halscombe Allotment, Humber’s Ball, Hawkridge Plain and Old Barrow Down, southwest of Withypool, Exmoor, was carried out in October and November 2017 in advance of mire restoration to be carried out by the Exmoor Mires Partnership. The work was carried out in order to characterise, quantify and locate known and unknown heritage assets within the defined survey areas. Several previously unrecorded heritage assets were located, including several Bronze Age cairns on Old Barrow Down.

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Referenced Monuments (60)

  • Bronze Age burial cairn east of Old Barrow (Monument)
  • Bronze Age burial cairn east of Willingford Farm (Monument)
  • Bronze Age burial cairn on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Bronze Age burial cairn on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
  • Bronze Age burial cairn on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Bronze Age burial cairn south of Old Barrow Plantation (Monument)
  • Bronze Age burial cairn south of Old Barrow Plantation (Monument)
  • Bronze Age burial cairn southeast of Old Barrow Plantation (Monument)
  • Bronze Age round barrow on Humbers Ball (Monument)
  • Flatpool Barrow (Monument)
  • Medieval and post-medieval peat cuttings on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Medieval and post-medieval routeways around Upper Willingford Corner (Monument)
  • Medieval hollow way northeast of Upper Willingford Corner (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval field system on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval field system on Humbers Ball (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval field system on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval peat cutting from Withypool Common to Humbers Ball (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval peat cuttings on Humber's Ball (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval peat cuttings on Humber's Ball (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval ridge and furrow on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Medieval or post-medieval routeway on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
  • Old Barrow (Monument)
  • Old Barrow Plantation (Monument)
  • Possible building remains on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Possible post-medieval drainage ditch on Humber's Ball (Monument)
  • Post-medieval clearance cairn in southwest corner of Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval clearance cairn in southwest corner of Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval clearance cairn on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
  • Post-medieval clearance cairn on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
  • Post-medieval clearance cairn on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Post-medieval clearance cairn on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Post-medieval clearance cairn on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Post-medieval clearance cairn within rectangular enclosure on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval clearance cairn within rectangular enclosure on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditch on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditch on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditch on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditch on Humber's Ball (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditch on Humber's Ball (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditch on Humber's Ball (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditches on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditches on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditches on Humber's Ball (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditches on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage system on Humbers Ball and Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
  • Post-medieval extractive pit on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Post-medieval extractive pit on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Post-medieval extractive pit within rectangular enclosure on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval mound to the south of Old Barrow Plantation (Monument)
  • Post-medieval peat stand on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Post-medieval pond on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval quarries on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval quarry on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval quarry on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
  • Post-medieval quarry on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
  • Post-medieval quarry on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
  • Post-medieval quarry on Humber's Ball (Monument)
  • Post-medieval quarry on Humber's Ball (Monument)
  • Post-medieval quarry on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
  • Post-medieval rectangular enclosure in southwest corner of Halscombe Allotment (Monument)

Referenced Events (1)

  • 2017: WS - Halscombe Allotment, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain and Old Barrow Down, MIRES Project

Record last edited

Jun 23 2020 11:52AM