MDE20477 - Possible building remains southwest of Longstone Wells (Monument)


A building was noted on aerial photographs, but the site was not accessible during field investigation in 1995.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small rectangular banked enclosure with possible building remains was noted on aerial photographs to the southwest of Longstone Wells. [1,2] A building was noted on air photos but the site was not accessible during a RCHME field investigation. [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] No buildings are shown in this location on the North Molton Tithe Map. [5] There are also no buildings shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980.3376 (April 1947).
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7633a. [Mapped feature: #47591 SS7633A]
  • <3> Unpublished document: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Field Investigators Comment. Unknown surveyor (possibly R Wilson-North, 22 February 1995).
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1053805, Extant 6 October 2021.
  • <5> Map: 1841. North Molton Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 17863
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/527
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE13272
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SE527
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1053805



Grid reference Centred SS 7629 3314 (31m by 31m)
Map sheet SS73SE

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Record last edited

Oct 6 2021 11:05AM


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