MEM22109 - Medieval boundary bank at Dunster Deer Park (Monument)

Summary

A low bank is possibly medieval in date and may relate to land division before emparkment.

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Full Description

The bank is visible is aerial photographs from the 1940s. [1] A low stoney bank, 4 metres wide and 0.4 metres high. The eastern end appears to be cut by an internal park wall ditch. The bank is possibly medieval in date and may relate to land division before emparkment. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <2> Report: Colson Stone. 2011. Dunster Deer Park: Outline landscape and archaeological evaluation. P. 20-21 and Figure 26.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9926 4170 (48m by 31m)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Mar 3 2020 3:29PM

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