MDE9005 - Medieval or post-medieval field system on Trentishoe Down (Monument)


A enclosure is now thought to form part of a field system on the south side of Trentishoe Down, possibly associated with temporary cultivation.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An irregular shaped enclosure, defined by low banks was noted on a site visit in 1985 on the east side of Trentishoe Down. [1] Centred at SS 6348 4757. Part of a field system, defined by low earthen banks, is possibly associated with temporary cultivation of parts of the south side of Trentishoe Down (see MDE9000, MDE9001, MDE9004). [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1986. Archaeological survey on Exmoor 1985/86: Trentishoe Down; a summary report. Site 291, visited 19 November 1985.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 8 July 1993.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 872885, Extant 8 November 2021.



Grid reference Centred SS 6355 4757 (279m by 198m)
Map sheet SS64NW

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS64NW/58
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 28171
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21013
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 NW36
  • National Park
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA107842
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 872885

Record last edited

Nov 8 2021 3:48PM


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