MDE11190 - Possible undated field boundary north of Woolhanger (Monument)


The cropmark of a ploughed out field boundary was noted on aerial photographs taken in 1947. There was no trace of the feature during field investigation in 1993.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 6979 4566. A cropmark of a possible short length of ploughed out field boundary was seen by McDonnell on aerial photographs. [1,2] SS 6979 4566. The area of this cropmark is now under a field of turnips and there is no trace of this feature. [3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK 1980, 3056 (April 1947).
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6945b. [Mapped feature: #44121 SS6945B]
  • <3> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 21 July 1993.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 915202, Extant 2 November 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS64NE/60
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 17946
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20560
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 NE42
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 915202



Grid reference Centred SS 6978 4566 (104m by 41m)
Map sheet SS64NE

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Record last edited

Nov 2 2021 10:56AM


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