MEM15531 - Medieval or post-medieval trackway at Nine Acre Copse (Monument)


A trackway waas recorded by field survey. It is of uncertain date, but is likely to be medieval or later.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The earthwork remains of a trackway of uncertain, but probably medieval or later date, were identified during field survey of Nine Acre Copse, part of a broader survey of eight woodlands on the eastern slopes of the Barle Valley. [1] It is not clear whether the specified trackway is that shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map running from SS 8724 3058 to SS 8707 3072. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <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.77-93; Appendix VII. [Mapped feature: #35399 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.



Grid reference SS 8721 3059 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS83SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Apr 11 2021 11:03PM


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