MDE21003 - Possible boundary or trackway south of stone row on Thornworthy Little Common (Monument)

Summary

A bank and ditch run approximately northwest to southeast at the east end of the stone row but are not directly related. They possibly form an old boundary or trackway, running on the same line as the nearby boundary to Saddle Gate.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Bank and ditch on Thornworthy Little Common. A visit was undertaken in June 1985 by S Timms. The feature runs approximately northwest to southeast at the east end of the stone row (MDE8974) but is not directly related. It is possibly an old boundary or trackway as it runs on same line as existing boundary to Saddle Gate to the southeast. The old South Molton to Lynton road runs to the east of this feature. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. Site visit by S Timms (3 June 1985); Devon HER Parish file.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7132 4381 (point)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 26028
  • Devon SMR: SS74SW/113

Record last edited

Feb 23 2021 4:37PM

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