MMO1608 - Medieval field boundary west of Troyte's Farm (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a short length of field boundary of probable medieval date is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1962 as a cropmark.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A short length of field boundary of probable medieval origins is visible on aerial photographs as a cropmark some 200 metres to the west of Troyte's Farm in Tivington, Selworthy parish, centred on circa SS 930451. Visible for roughly 40 metres, the curvilinear cropmark echoes the line of parallel field boundaries to the north and south, supporting an interpretation that it formerly comprised part of a wider strip field system in this area, probably associated with the medieval village of Tivington. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 58/5159 (F21) 180-181 (4 June 1962).
  • <2>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 94 NW. MD002167. [Mapped feature: #32546 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9304 4511 (45m by 14m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW213
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1460017

Record last edited

Dec 15 2020 12:22PM

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