MEM15535 - 19th Century paths and rides in Yearnor Wood (Monument)

Summary

The earthwork remains of revetted paths and rides within Culbone and Embelle Wood are probably contemporary with the Italianate gardens created at the Ashley Combe Estate in the early 19th Century.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The earthwork remains of revetted paths and rides within Culbone and Embelle Wood, probably contemporary with the Italianate gardens created at the Ashley Combe Estate in the early 19th Century. The surviving tracks are circa 2 to 3 metres wide with some revetment surviving up and downslope of the tracks. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R. + Faxon, K.. 2002. Culbone Woodlands: A Preliminary Archaeological Survey for Management Purposes. P.24-26.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 830 487 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS84NW
Civil Parish OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (3)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Report Site Reference: CW003 SEM7026

Record last edited

Jan 23 2018 12:50PM

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