MEM22113 - Post-medieval structure south of Bonniton Gate (Monument)

Summary

A small square stone walled enclosure on the outside edge of the park wall may have served as a small keepers cottage or hunting hide.

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Full Description

A 5 metre square, stone walled enclosure of unknown function. It appears to be contemporary with the park wall and maybe a small keepers cottage or hunting hide. [2] The feature is visible on aerial photographs taken in the 1940s. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Report: Colson Stone. 2011. Dunster Deer Park: Outline landscape and archaeological evaluation. P. 21 and figure 26. [Mapped feature: #38671 ]
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9829 4241 (18m by 16m)
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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