MDE11662 - Medieval or post-medieval linear features north of Red Gate (Monument)


A disused routeway and field boundary in the form of an earthen bank were noted on aerial photographs and during field survey.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two parallel banks forming a disused trackway or possibly the former course of a road were noted on aerial photographs. [1,2] On the ground at SS 6907 3884, and corresponding with the feature identified by [2], is an earthen bank up to 3.5 metres wide and 0.5 metres high, which defines the eastern side of a swathe of marshy ground covered with rushes. [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. MAM 14/053 (May 1977).
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6938A. [Mapped feature: #45838 ]
  • <3> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 23 December 1992.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 925608, Extant 1 November 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS63NE/40
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 17896
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20510
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 63 NE27
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 925608



Grid reference Centred SS 6904 3883 (116m by 190m)
Map sheet SS63NE

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Record last edited

Nov 1 2021 10:03PM


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