MMO1124 - Undated trackway near Higher Sminhays Farm (Monument)

Summary

Trackway of unknown date seen as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Full Description

A trackway of unknown date was seen as an earthwork and mapped from aerial photographs. The track extends from ST 0231 3462 to ST 0164 3470 near Higher Sminhays Farm. [1] Tracks (centred at ST 0144 3473) to the west of the farm may be a continuation of the same trackway. Although the dating of the trackway is not clear it does seem to pre-date the enclosure fields. [2]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) . 1:10560 1962.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3143-3145 23-JAN-1947.
  • <3> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, ST 03 SW.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 0197 3472 (688m by 221m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet ST03SW
Civil Parish OLD CLEEVE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish TREBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7872
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8360
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 SW54
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1165001

Record last edited

Jul 2 2018 5:20PM

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