MEM15639 - The Priest's Path, Stoke Wood (Monument)

Summary

A well worn trackway or hollow way through Stoke Wood named the Priest's Path.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A well worn trackway or hollow way through Stoke Wood known as the Priest's Path, so named as it is thought to represent the route taken by the priest at Luccombe to the chapel of ease at Stoke Pero. It is reported that an earlier disused section is visible but no further details are provided. It is crossed by several smaller paths or tracks. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Berry, N.. 1995. Horner Wood 1995: An Archaeological Survey of Stoke Wood and Ten Acre Cleeve. P.9.
  • <2> Monograph: Cannell, J.. 2005. The Archaeology of Woodland Exploitation in the Greater Exmoor Area in the Historic Period. Archaeopress BAR British Series. P.109-131; 262.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8852 4383 (552m by 182m)
Map sheet SS84SE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Aug 27 2014 11:50AM

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