MDE21727 - Possible post-medieval trackway on Kentisbury Down (Monument)


A track is described as a 'private carriage and occupation road, no.39' in the 1848 Kentisbury Down Enclosure Award and map.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Track described as 'private carriage and occupation road, no.39' in 1848 Kentisbury Down Enclosure Award and map. Indicated as running from SS 6312 4350 to SS 6319 4345. Original width marked out as 16.5 feet. Not visible on 1:10000 (1978) Ordnance Survey map. [1-3] The location and extent of this feature requires confirmation before it can be mapped. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Unknown. 1848. Kentisbury Down Enclosure Award. Unknown.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilmshurst, F.A.. 2000. Enclosure Awards file and accompanying map overlays.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) . 1:10,000/1978.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 10 April 2018.



Grid reference SS 6311 4350 (point)
Map sheet SS64SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 62110
  • Devon SMR: SS64SW/191

Record last edited

Apr 30 2019 10:55AM


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