MDE21406 - Post-medieval hollow ways south of Ridge Road (Monument)
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The site was visited on 9 June 1985. Braided hollow ways and erosion gullies were seen to run roughly parallel to modern tracks, separated in places towards summit by mounds, approximately north to south down a southwest facing slope. They were overgrown with gorse and brambles, especially at the top. The tracks join the edges of present enclosure from Ridge Road to Badlake Moor Cross. The hollow ways are now defined on either side by rough metalled tracks. Obvious long sequence. Some defined by banks. Appear to truncate residual field banks.  It is possible that one of the hollow ways mentioned above is the track shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map that runs north to south here. [2,3]
- <1> SEM7959 Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. Worksheet, Cotton, 1985.
- <2> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
- <3> SEM8630 Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 12 August 2013.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8573 2864 (76m by 436m)|
|Civil Parish||WEST ANSTEY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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- Devon SMR Monument ID: 46130
- Devon SMR: SS82NE/49
Record last edited
Mar 26 2019 2:16PM
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