MMO1162 - Trackway northwest of Goosemoor (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a possible undated fragmented trackway, defined by ditches and aligned east-west, is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 1981.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of a possible fragmented trackway of unknown date aligned east-west between SS 9500 3579 and 9534 3582. The feature comprises three parallel fragmented ditches and part of a fourth, the longest of which can be traced for 340m. The remains were seen as earthworks and mapped from aerial photographs. To the north there are further similar probable trackways which can be seen crossing Lype Common. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: 23-JAN-1947. RAF/CPE/UK/1944 4151 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. SMR/969 9696 05-NOV-1981.
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NE. AF1133887.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9499 3580 (691m by 71m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10084
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7235
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE99
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166248
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13921

Record last edited

Jan 31 2013 12:59PM

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