MEM15462 - 19th Century hedge bank at Sherracombe (Hedgerow)

Summary

A hedge boundary bank defining the northern extent of Churchway Hams Wood is planted with beech and might be 19th Century in origin.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A hedge boundary bank defining the northern extent of Churchway Hams Wood is planted with beech which might suggest a late date for its creation, as this species was grown in nurseries for hedges on Exmoor in the 19th Century. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY 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. [Mapped feature: #42004 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 710 356 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Sep 8 2020 10:13AM

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