MDE11689 - Possible field system north of Stock Castle (Monument)


An area of cropmarks on a north facing slope, seen on aerial photographs taken in 1947, was interpreted as a possible field system. No evidence was found during field investigation in 1994.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Cropmarks (Field System?) Group of rectalinear soil marks suggesting ploughed out banks north of Stock Castle. Possibly a ploughed out field system. [1,2] SS 7184 4697. The area is a north facing hillslope under pasture. No evidence of a field system was identified. [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> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7146F, SS7147A.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980, 3053 (April 1947).
  • <3> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 3 February 1994.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 926091, Extant 14 December 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS74NW/39
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 14127
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20383
  • Local List Status (Require info)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NW38
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 926091



Grid reference Centred SS 7183 4699 (164m by 70m)
Map sheet SS74NW

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Record last edited

Dec 14 2021 4:18PM


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