Thesaurus Term/Concept: CLEARANCE CAIRN

Identifier 68613
Class MONUMENT TYPE
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note An irregularly constructed, generally unstructured, mound of stones. Often, but not necessarily, circular. Normally a by product of field clearance for agricultural purposes.

Broader Terms/Concepts (1)

Related Terms/Concepts (1)

Narrower Terms/Concepts (2)

Instances/Examples (157)

Context Record
Monument Type MEM15396 19th Century clearance cairn on Swap Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MEM15394 19th Century clearance cairns west of Larkbarrow Farmhouse (Monument)
Monument Type MDE12504 A field system of probable medieval origin covers ... (Monument)
Monument Type MMO490 A fragmentary relict field system and some field c... (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1657 A low semi-circular mound is visible as an earthwo... (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2395 A low sub-rectangular mound is visible on aerial p... (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2188 A number of small circular, stony mounds of probab... (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1711 A possible mound of unknown date and function is v... (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2391 A small circular mound is visible as an earthwork ... (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2400 A small circular mound is visible on aerial photog... (Monument)
Monument Type MMO447 A small circular mound, previously interpreted as ... (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8320 A stony mound, North Hawkwell Farm, probably a 19t... (Monument)
Monument Type MDE13256 A turf-covered circular mound, 6.2m in diameter an... (Monument)
Monument Type MSO9200 Area of prehistoric field system on Codsend and Hoar Moors (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2284 Bronze Age barrows or clearance cairns above East Water Valley (Monument)
Monument Type MSO6283 Bronze Age burial cairn and two clearance mounds southeast of Dunkery Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MSO6259 Bronze Age burial cairn on Dunkery Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MDE9016 Bronze Age burial cairn on Trentishoe Down (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7885 Bronze Age cairn southeast of the Whit Stones (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7102 Bronze Age field system on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1861 Bronze Age round barrow or ring cairn east of Woolhanger Farm (Monument)
Monument Type MEM22440 Cairn of uncertain date on Porlock Allotment (Monument)
Monument Type MDE11738 Cairn on Butter Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MSO12257 Cairn west of Woodcocks Ley (Monument)
Monument Type MDE1061 Chapman Barrows on the Parracombe/Challacombe Parish Boundary (Monument)
Monument Type MEM15629 Clearance cairn at Cloutsham Ball (Monument)
Monument Type MEM15630 Clearance cairn at Cloutsham Ball (Monument)
Monument Type MMO109 Clearance cairn on Shallowford Common (Monument)
Monument Type MEM21899 Clearance Cairn, 90 Metres Northeast of Lanacombe 2 Stone Setting (Monument)
Monument Type MSO6694 Field clearance mounds east of Holcombe Water Farm (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10232 Five stone clearance heaps, Timberscombe (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8319 Five substantial stone clearance cairns, probably ... (Monument)
Monument Type MDE1311 Four clearance cairns on Cheriton Ridge (Monument)
Monument Type MDE9000 Group of clearance cairns on Trentishoe Down (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7378 Group of mounds on Tarr Ball Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MDE1296 Hut Circles and Field System on Thorn Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MMO3324 Large stony mound, possible remains of Beatley Linhay, west of Deercombe Wood (Monument)
Monument Type MSO12359 Medieval or post-medieval clearance mounds on Worth Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10218 Medieval or post-medieval field system at Outer Alscott Combe (Monument)
Monument Type MSO12428 Modern and possibly prehistoric clearance cairn south of Grexy Combe (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7382 Modern clearance cairn north of Whitburrow Wood (Monument)
Monument Type MDE20371 Modern clearance cairn on the east slope of Buttery Combe (Monument)
Monument Type MSO6729 Modern clearance Cairn, Exford (Monument)
Monument Type MSO11258 Modern clearlance cairn, S of Lark barrow, Exford (Monument)
Monument Type MSO9351 Mound in Newgate Plantation (Monument)
Monument Type MEM22525 Mound of unknown date on Deer Park (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2439 Mound, Almsworthy Common, Exford (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10901 Mound, Trout Hill, Exmoor (Monument)
Monument Type MSO9202 Multi-phased field system on Codsend Moor (Monument)
Monument Type MDE8996 Natural outcrops on Trentishoe Down (Monument)
Monument Type MSO12632 Possible 20th Century clearance cairn south of West Myne (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8093 Possible 20th Century stone mound north of target railway B (Monument)
Monument Type MMO79 Possible Bronze Age barrow at Trilly (Monument)
Monument Type MMO3253 Possible Bronze Age burial cairn or post-medieval clearance cairn on North Molton Ridge (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2251 Possible clearance cairns on Codsend Moor (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7376 Possible clearance mound on Honeycombe Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7323 Possible destroyed Bronze Age barrow on Babe Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2440 Possible late prehistoric clearance cairn on Almsworthy Common (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2441 Possible late prehistoric clearance cairn on Almsworthy Common (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2270 Possible later prehistoric clearance cairn on Honeycombe Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2254 Possible medieval clearance cairn near Mansley Combe (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2248 Possible medieval or post-medieval clearance cairn at Codsend Moor (Monument)
Monument Type MDE21796 Possible medieval or post-medieval clearance cairn on Little Hangman (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2282 Possible medieval or post-medieval clearance cairn south of Sweetworthy (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2255 Possible medieval or post-medieval clearance cairns (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2131 Possible medieval or post-medieval clearance cairns east of Parracombe (Monument)
Monument Type MDE20246 Possible medieval telling house above Span Head (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24392 Possible Post Medieval Clearance Cairn on North Twitchen (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24394 Possible Post Medieval Clearance Cairn on North Twitchen (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24401 Possible Post Medieval Clearance Cairn on North Twitchen (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2779 Possible post-medieval clearance cairns southwest of Squallacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MMO3435 Possible post-medieval field system on Wester New Moor [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23226 Possible prehistoric cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MMO289 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn group south of Trentishoe Down (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23201 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23203 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23204 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23205 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23206 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23207 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23208 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23209 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23210 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23211 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23212 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23213 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23214 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23216 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23218 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23219 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23225 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23228 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23229 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23230 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23231 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23232 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23233 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23234 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23235 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23236 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23237 Possible prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23956 Possible Prehistoric Clearance Cairn on Wester Emmetts (Monument)
Monument Type MDE9013 Possible prehistoric linear clearance banks on Holdstone Down (Monument)
Monument Type MMO1717 Possible prehistoric remains on Scob Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MEM22612 Possible prehistoric stony area on The Chains (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10041 Possible undated clearance cairn in Castlemeadow (Monument)
Monument Type MEM22617 Possible undated clearance cairn on The Chains (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24175 Post-medieval clearance cairn in southwest corner of Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24176 Post-medieval clearance cairn in southwest corner of Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24200 Post-medieval clearance cairn on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24201 Post-medieval clearance cairn on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24195 Post-medieval clearance cairn on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24196 Post-medieval clearance cairn on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24197 Post-medieval clearance cairn on Old Barrow Down (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24178 Post-medieval clearance cairn within rectangular enclosure on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
Monument Type MEM24179 Post-medieval clearance cairn within rectangular enclosure on Halscombe Allotment (Monument)
Monument Type MMO3092 Post-medieval clearance cairns west of North Kipscombe [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MDE11690 Post-medieval enclosure walls and clearance cairns near Middle Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7680 Post-medieval field system at Wydon Allotment (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7086 Post-medieval mound on Long Holcombe (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2236 Post-medieval quarrying, field clearance or peat cutting activity on east of South Regis Common (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7085 Post-medieval spoil heap on Long Holcombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23182 Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23186 Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23188 Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23190 Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23192 Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23193 Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23197 Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23198 Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23199 Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM23200 Prehistoric clearance cairn on Lanacombe (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10183 Prehistoric clearance cairns above Orchard Bottom (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10405 Prehistoric clearance cairns on Codsend Moor (Monument)
Monument Type MDE1204 Prehistoric clearance cairns on Fyldon Common (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7908 Prehistoric enclosure with field system on Porlock Common (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10922 Prehistoric or post-medieval mound at Elsworthy (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10920 Prehistoric or post-medieval mound east of Elsworthy (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10921 Prehistoric or post-medieval mound on Elsworthy (Monument)
Monument Type MDE8574 Prehistoric remains on Holdstone Down (Monument)
Monument Type MDE1241 Prehistoric settlement and field system in the Valley of Rocks (Monument)
Monument Type MSO9203 Prehistoric settlement and field system on Codsend Moor (Monument)
Monument Type MSO9205 Probable clearance heap on Lype Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8089 Probable modern clearance mound on North Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MDE10502 Probable post-medieval clearance cairn near Sherracombe Cross (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2923 Probable post-medieval oval mound on Long Holcombe (Monument)
Monument Type MDE11753 Stone clearance heap near Berry Lawn Linhay (Monument)
Monument Type MSO6284 Three modern mounds south of Dunkery Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2427 Two earthwork mounds are visible on aerial photogr... (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10215 Two possible boundary markers on Mill Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2922 Two probable post-medieval oval mounds on Long Holcombe (Monument)
Monument Type MMO2388 Two small circular mounds are visible as earthwork... (Monument)
Monument Type MSO12005 Two undated mounds at Benjamy (Monument)
Monument Type MMO3088 Undated clearance cairn north of Haxton Down Farm [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MDE21880 Undated clearance cairn on Butter Hill (Monument)
Monument Type MDE8963 World War Two features on Holdstone Down (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8094 World War Two or modern mound at target railway B (Monument)