MDE12861 - Possible undated linear earthwork north of Longstone Barrow (Monument)


A linear earthwork, noted on aerial photographs taken in 1979, could not be traced during field investigation in 1995.

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Full Description

SS 7060 4285. McDonnell refers to a linear earthwork feature visible on aerial photographs. [1-3] The National Grid Reference of this feature quoted by the Devon SMR is SS 7060 4285. The centre of the feature as shown on McDonnell's aerial photograph transcript (as supplied to the RCHME) is SS 7080 4290. There is no trace of this linear feature on the ground at either site. [4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR SS 7042:SF 1460/30,39 (7 March 1979).
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. [Mapped feature: #44454 ]
  • <3> Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. SS74SW/107.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1044133, Extant 18 January 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 7082 4292 (151m by 376m) Transcribed from digitised AP transcription
Map sheet SS74SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS74SW/107
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 21631
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20942
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SW134
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1044133

Record last edited

Jan 18 2022 12:58PM


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