MEM15509 - Medieval or post-medieval trackway in Mounsey Wood (Monument)


A track to and within Mounsey Castle, noted during field survey of Mounsey Wood.

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A track to Mounsey Castle (MSO9316), recorded during field survey of Mounsey Wood. [1] The trackway is shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. It leaves a larger track at SS88632975, heading south / southwest and entering the monument at SS 8860 2964 before circuiting the inside of the feature. [2] The route of the trackway external to the castle is marked on 2018 MasterMap data. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <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>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #46161 ]
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #46160 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 8855 2961 (160m by 262m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS82NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Mar 16 2020 2:43PM


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