MEM23878 - Natural spring north of Comer's Cross (Non-antiquity)

Summary

A survey of aerial photographs noted two earthworks or cropmarks in a field. The northeastern feature is depicted as a spring on historic mapping and it is possible the second feature is similarly natural in origin.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A survey of aerial photographs undertaken in the 1980s recorded two small features at SS 8581 3588 and SS 8587 3586. [1] The 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps for this area depict the feature at SS 8581 3588 and label it as a spring. The other feature is not shown but may have similar, natural origins. [2-4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS83NE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Catherine Dove, 1 September 2017.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8584 3587 (83m by 50m) (Aerial survey)
Map sheet SS83NE
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish WINSFORD

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Sep 1 2017 9:57AM

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