MEM15516 - Medieval or post-medieval structure in Dibble Wood (Monument)

Summary

The earthwork remains of a structure of uncertain date and function. It is possible that the structure was associated with quarrying in the immediate area probably in the medieval or post-medieval periods.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The earthwork remains of a structure of uncertain date and function have been recorded in Dibble Wood. It might be associated with quarrying activities for which there is evidence in the adjoining fields. [1] The structure is not depicted on the Tithe Map for Dulverton, nor on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <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.82; Appendix VII. [Mapped feature: #35384 ]
  • <2> Map: 1838. Dulverton Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8825 3009 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS83SE
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Mar 17 2020 1:18PM

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