MEM15445 - Post-medieval or modern trackway at Sherracombe (Monument)

Summary

A broad trackway on the eastern slopes of Sherracombe, possibly intended for the transportation of timber and stone.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A broad trackway on the eastern slopes of Sherracombe, similar in size to examples located on the western slopes. The track is described as being wide enough for wheeled transport and it is suggested it is possibly intended for the transportation of timber and stone. It is not shown on contemporary Ordnance Survey maps. [1, 2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Report: Cannell, J.. 2002. Exmoor Iron, Sherracombe Ford 2002: Area Reconnaissance Survey - 1. P.3, 13 - feature 26. [Mapped feature: #46690 p13, 26]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. J. Cannell, 26th August 2002.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 715 362 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Sep 8 2020 2:23PM

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