MMO1164 - Four trackways converging west of Lype Farm (Monument)


Four trackways of unknown date crossing Lype Common, visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1971. They run from the northwest and west, appearing to converge.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of four fragments of trackway of unknown date seen crossing Lype Common from the northwest and west and appearing to converge on a single point at SS 9527 3668. These were seen as earthworks and mapped from aerial photographs. They are an extension of tracks which cross Lype Common and are one of a number of tracks which criss-cross the common (MMO808, MMO1165). [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: 1971. HSL71/177/Run 95. 8752-3.
  • <2> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NE. AF1133887.



Grid reference Centred SS 9513 3684 (289m by 293m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10086
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9310
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE102
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166300
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13923

Record last edited

Jan 30 2013 10:58AM


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