MEM15239 - Palaeochannels on Bossington Beach (Monument)

Summary

Possible palaeochannels of uncertain date are visible on false colour infrared aerial photographs as earthworks behind the shingle ridge on Bossington Beach.

Please read the .

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

Possible palaeochannels of uncertain date are visible on false colour infrared aerial photographs of 1977 to 1991, running behind the shingle ridge on Bossington Beach in a west/south-west direction for approximately one kilometre, centred on circa SS 2887 4809. The channels were noted as earthwork features during field investigation in 1995. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1995. Porlock Bay and Marsh: A Rapid Preliminary Assessment of the Cultural and Palaeoenvironmental Resource. P. 33.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8874 4811 (961m by 429m)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 fluvial & tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 fluvial and tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 fluvial and tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (0-20)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:08PM

Feedback?

Your feedback is welcome. If you can provide any new information about this record, please contact us.