MDE1207 - Undated lynchet or natural terrace on Shoulsbarrow Common (Monument)

Summary

A possible lynchet of uncertain date is visible as an earthwork on Shoulsbury Common. This feature may be a natural terrace.

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Full Description

SS 704 396 On Shoulsbury Common is a lynchet or terrace similar to that on Kentisbury Down (MDE1097) which may be either of human manufacture, or formed by natural erosion. [1] This site may feature in a survey by the Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Serial: Devonshire Association. 1862 -. Devonshire Association reports and transactions. Whybrow, 1970, Volume 102, p 246.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigators Comments. SS73NW22.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 703 395 (point)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 12170
  • Devon SMR: SS 73 NW/536
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20249
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 NW22
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 35065

Record last edited

May 19 2020 1:25PM

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