MMO1058 - Semicircular enclosure at Kents Farm (Monument)

Summary

A sub-circular enclosure of medieval or earlier origin, visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs taken in 1947. It is 40m in diameter and has been incorporated into the modern field pattern.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An extant sub-circular enclosure which may have medieval or earlier origins, is clearly visible on vertical aerial photographs at Kents Farm. The enclosure, which abuts the north side of Hownel Lane, is 40m across and has been incorporated into the modern field pattern. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.
  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 1158-9 23-JAN-1947.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9245 3098 (44m by 39m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9036
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW88
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1134092

Record last edited

Dec 14 2012 2:40PM

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