MEM24199 - Post-medieval drainage ditches on Hawkridge Plain (Monument)

Summary

Post-medieval ditches cut to drain disused turbary.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 83575 32884. Ditches on the north edge of Hawkridge Plain cut to drain disused turbary on the northern side of Hawkridge Plain. A typical example is 1.1 metre wide, 0.4 metres deep and 40 metres long. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Riley, H.. 2018. Archaeological walkover survey: Halscombe Allotments, Humber's Ball, Hawkridge Plain & Old Barrow Down, Withypool & Hawkridge, Exmoor. HWH17040, 12. [Mapped feature: #44502 Extent of ditches, HWH17040]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8341 3272 (205m by 165m)
Map sheet SS83SW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish HAWKRIDGE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument) (Halscombe etc): HWH17040

Record last edited

May 15 2018 1:48PM

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