MMO1033 - Post-medieval field system south of Hone Lane (Monument)

Summary

Field boundaries and mounds are visible as earthworks on vertical aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 1964.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Field banks and ditches of post-medieval date are visible on vertical aerial photographs in an area of rough ground to the south of Hone Lane. A long linear mound is also visible (50 metres by 5 metres) running diagonally up to a break in the modern field boundary. The origin of this mound is uncertain but it may be associated with a trackway or path running up to the field entrance. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3157-8 (23 January 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 543/2821 (F63) 0274-5 (27 April 1964).
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9271 3292 (249m by 138m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7232
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW87
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1133901

Record last edited

Dec 6 2016 7:57PM

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