MDE20828 - Medieval hollow way on Clannon Ball (Monument)


Irregular linear depressions were noted on aerial photographs and were thought to represent an old trackway.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Irregular linear depressions on Clannon Ball and the east side of Cheviton Ridge are visible on aerial photographs and may represent an old trackway. [1-3] The feature does not appear to have been transcribed by the National Mapping Project. [4] The routeway is not shown on the Brendon Tithe Map, nor on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [5,6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980.3078 (April 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAM/13/074 (May 1977).
  • <3>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7543C. [Mapped features: #47301 Northwestern parg, SS7543C; #47302 Southeastern part, SS7543C]
  • <4> Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183.
  • <5> Map: 1841. Brendon Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.



Grid reference Centred SS 7576 4373 (956m by 637m) (2 map features)
Map sheet SS74SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 18188
  • Devon SMR: SS74SE/30

Record last edited

Jun 16 2021 3:36PM


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