MEM24148 - Possible medieval or post-medieval hollow ways on northeastern edge of Hangley Cleave (Monument)

Summary

An extensive system of hollow ways were noted during field survey in 2011.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7658 3613, SS 7658 3641. An extensive system of hollow ways is present climbing the steep slopes in the northeastern corner of the moor. These hollow ways curl around the northwestern corner of the combe that defines the eastern edge of this block of moorland. Two major hollow ways 2 to 3 metres across and up to 1.2 metres deep split into at least ten hollow ways; these then head out across the moor to the west and southwest. [1] No features are depicted here on the 1st or 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Report: Bray, L., Green, T., Wapshott, E. + Walls, S.. 2011. Emmett's Grange, Exmoor, Somerset: Management plan and archaeological assessment. Appendix 1, p38. [Mapped feature: #44382 ]
  • <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.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7666 3629 (236m by 351m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Report Site Reference: 372 SEM7641

Record last edited

Nov 21 2018 4:58PM

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