MDE14808 - Post-medieval wheel pit at Higher House Farm (Monument)


The site of a wheel pit, now filled in.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site of a wheel-pit, now filled in. [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3] The pit may have been fed by the pond and leats discussed in MDE14809, previously believed to be part of the catchwork system around the site and shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [4,5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Farmer at Higher House, Twitchen.
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 4 January 1995. [Mapped feature: #29684 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1097038, Extant 6 October 2021.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 6 October 2021.



Grid reference SS 7899 3050 (point) Estimated from sources
Map sheet SS73SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 60635
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/55/1
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SE25
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1097038

Record last edited

Oct 6 2021 1:24PM


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