MEM24080 - 19th Century plantation at Emmett's Grange (Monument)
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A triangular plantation containing a mixture of mature beech trees and conifers with the latter concentrated at the southwestern end.  The feature appears on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, when it originally extended to the northeast.  The plantation appears to have been provided by water from Kinsford Water via a water carriage. Both features are depicted on a map of Emmett's Grange from the mid 19th Century. 
- <1> SEM7641 Report: Bray, L., Green, T., Wapshott, E. + Walls, S.. 2011. Emmett's Grange, Exmoor, Somerset: Management plan and archaeological assessment. Appendix 1 p5.
- <2>XY SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #44299 ]
- <3> SEM7568 Article in serial: Smith, R.. 1856. Bringing Moorland into Cultivation: Emmett's Grange, Exmoor. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England. 17. 349-394. p357.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7512 3687 (156m by 157m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Report Site Reference: 37 SEM7641
Record last edited
Nov 16 2020 11:29AM
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