MEM15492 - Medieval or post-medieval trackway in Ashwick Wood (Monument)

Summary

The earthwork remains of a trackway identified as a sunken route through Ashwick Wood.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The earthwork remains of a possible route, visible as a hollow way or sunken track through Ashwick Wood. The earthworks were identified during field survey taking places as part of a broader survey of eight woodlands on the eastern slopes of the Barle Valley. [1] The routeway is depicted on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <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.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8878 2991 (65m by 234m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS82NE
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Mar 17 2020 12:51PM

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