MEM15490 - Medieval or post-medieval trackway in Ashwick Wood (Monument)


The remains of a former trackway identified as an earthwork in Ashwick Wood.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 89058 29738. The remains of a former trackway identified as an earthwork in Ashwick Wood, part of a broader survey of eight woodlands on the eastern slopes of the Barle Valley. [1] It appears that the trackway referred to in [1] is that shown on the 2018 MasterMap data running from Mounsey House to the northwest at SS 8888 2987 to end at SS 8916 2966 [2]. This trackway is also depicted on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map [3]. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Monograph: Cannell, J.. 2005. The Archaeology of Woodland Exploitation in the Greater Exmoor Area in the Historic Period. Archaeopress BAR British Series. P.77-93; Appendix VII- 301.3 2.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 26 March 2019.



Grid reference Centred SS 8901 2978 (306m by 256m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS82NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Mar 16 2020 3:38PM


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