MDE20436 - Possible post-medieval or 20th Century building on Whitefield Down (Monument)


Low banks forming the remains of a possible rectangular building were noted on aerial photographs.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Low banks forming the remains of possibly a rectangular building were noted on Whitefield Down. On an aerial photograph dating to 1947, their presence was noted as "fair-doubtful". [1,2] No building is shown here on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, nor on the Tithe Map for High Bray. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980.4441 (April 1947).
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7135B. [Mapped feature: #46699 ]
  • <3> Map: Northcote, G.. 1838. High Bray Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.



Grid reference Centred SS 7148 3647 (32m by 33m)
Map sheet SS73NW
Historic Parish HIGH BRAY

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 17822
  • Devon SMR: SS73NW/546

Record last edited

Sep 21 2020 3:49PM


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