MEM15182 - Earthworks at Higher Court Farm (Monument)

Summary

Series of earthworks, in the form of humps and hollows, probably quarrying.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A group of shallow hollows ir depressions south of Lower Court Farm were noted on aerial photographs at SS 9992 3672. An "Old Quarry" is noted on Ordnance Survey maps in part of the area (see MSO10082). [1-5] Series of earthworks, in the form of humps and hollows, probably quarrying. [6] The earthworks are also visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946 and 2013. [7-9]

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <1> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS9936C.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1980 4330 (April 1947).
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. hsl/uk/71-177 99-8809 (September 1971).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <6> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. J Turner, 30 November 2006.
  • <7> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <8> Aerial photograph: Getmapping. 2013. Vertical Aerial Photography of Exmoor National Park.
  • <9> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Shirley Blaylock, 11 January 2017.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9990 3671 (174m by 133m) (Aerial survey)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish TREBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2017 10:09AM

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