MEM24204 - Post-medieval drainage ditch on Humber's Ball (Monument)

Summary

Two large drainage ditches discharge water into the ditch of the later 19th Century enclosure boundary, suggesting that they are contemporary.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 83333 33276. Two large drainage ditches on the northeast side of Humber;s Ball, 2 metres wide, up to 1.5 metres deep and 85 metres long, discharge water into the ditch of the later 19th Century enclosure boundary, suggesting that they are contemporary. [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. HWH17051, p14. [Mapped feature: #44509 Drainage ditches, HWH17051]

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Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8332 3327 (103m by 44m)
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): HWH17051

Record last edited

May 14 2018 8:10PM

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