MEM15430 - Possible post-medieval enclosure north of Little Comfort Wood (Monument)

Summary

A low earthwork bank, possibly the remains of a small enclosure.

Please read the .

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A low earthwork bank circa 1 metre high and 1.5 metres wide, immediately to the north of Little Comfort Wood. The earthwork is possibly the remains of a small enclosure, accessed via a break in the boundary hedge bank that forms the northen edge of Little Comfort Wood. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Report: Cannell, J.. 2002. Exmoor Iron, Sherracombe Ford 2002: Area Reconnaissance Survey - 1. P.4; 13. [Mapped feature: #35324 ]
  • <2> Monograph: Cannell, J.. 2005. The Archaeology of Woodland Exploitation in the Greater Exmoor Area in the Historic Period. Archaeopress BAR British Series. P.55-66.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7143 3579 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Sep 8 2020 4:43PM

Feedback?

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