MMO1456 - Medieval or post-medieval ridge and furrow east of Ash Farm (Monument)

Summary

A block of medieval and/or post-medieval ridge and furrow is visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1946 covering an area that measures 12 metres long by 80 metres. It was plough levelled on later aerial photographs.

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Full Description

A block of medieval and/or post-medieval ridge and furrow is visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1946. The block is located east of Ash Farm and centred at SS 8399 4785. It covers and area that measures 12 metres long by 80 metres. The ridge and furrow was plough levelled on aerial photographs taken in 1960. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/106G/UK/1501 4340-4341 (13 May 1946).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/541/544 3020-3021 (1 June 1960).
  • <3> Archive: Severn Estuary Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment: SS 84 NW. MD000129.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8398 4785 (128m by 173m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS84NW
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NW71
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1453974

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:19PM

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