MEM15450 - Possible post-medieval structure or pound in Little Comfort Wood (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a possible hut or animal pen are visible as a low earthwork bank abutting the plantation bank at Little Comfort Wood.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of a possible hut or animal pen are visible as a low earthwork bank defining a small rectangular enclosure which abuts the boundary bank separating Little Comfort Wood from Sherracombe plantation. [1, 2] This feature is not visible on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Report: Cannell, J.. 2002. Exmoor Iron, Sherracombe Ford 2002: Area Reconnaissance Survey - 1. p 6, 8, 13. [Mapped feature: #35317 ]
  • <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 714 355 (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 10:50AM

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