MEM24133 - 19th Century field boundary northeast of Emmett's Grange (Monument)

Summary

The course of a removed hedgebank was visible as a linear zone of earthworks orientated broadly north to south during field survey in 2011.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7543 3712. Linear zone of earthworks orientated broadly north to south. Their location corresponds broadly with that of a hedge bank on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map that has subsequently been removed. It is thus likely that the earthworks are the remaining expression of this field boundary. [1,2] The hedge bank is also visible on the 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. It meets a slightly curved hedgerow that meanders between SS 7539 3697 and SS 7562 3710. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Bray, L., Green, T., Wapshott, E. + Walls, S.. 2011. Emmett's Grange, Exmoor, Somerset: Management plan and archaeological assessment. Appendix 1, p32.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #44363 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7545 3704 (49m by 142m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Report Site Reference: 168 SEM7641

Record last edited

Apr 25 2018 6:13PM

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