MMO1087 - Undated features northwest of Broad Lane Head (Monument)

Summary

A linear ditch, possibly a medieval or post-medieval trackway and fragments of two undated enclosures, have been noted as cropmarks and earthworks on aerial photographs.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A linear ditch, possibly a medieval or post-medieval trackway was seen as cropmarks and earthworks to the northwest of Broad Lane Head. To the east are two curvilinear ditch and banked features which may be fragments of two undated plough levelled enclosures. [1-2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. ENP IRFC420 853-4 (28 May 1984).
  • <2> Archive: Dyer, C.. 1998-1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1143282, Extant 9 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9362 3404 (101m by 435m) 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): MSO7234
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW112
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1143282

Record last edited

May 9 2022 10:21PM

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