MEM15446 - Post-medieval boundary of Little Comfort Wood (Monument)

Summary

A path of uncertain date may mark a former boundary of Little Comfort Wood.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A path of uncertain date is centred on circa SS 7139 3578, approximately 8 metres downslope of the modern edge of Little Comfort Wood. [1] The path may indicate a former western boundary to Little Comfort Wood, as depicted as a dotted line on the first edition Ordnance Survey map. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Report: Cannell, J.. 2002. Exmoor Iron, Sherracombe Ford 2002: Area Reconnaissance Survey - 1. P.5; 13. [Mapped feature: #35283 ]
  • <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.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 713 357 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Sep 8 2020 2:14PM

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