MMO1842 - Medieval hollow way west of Bromham Farm (Monument)

Summary

A probable medieval hollow way is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs in fields to the west of Bromham Farm. The hollow way is overlain in several places by post medieval and modern paths.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A probable medieval hollow way is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs in fields to the west of Bromham Farm. Centred at SS 8565 4533, the hollow way runs from north-east to south-west for approximately 325 metres, fading out at SS 8552 4524. It varies in width from 2 to 4 metres. The hollow way is overlain in several places by post medieval and modern paths, some of which are depicted on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. This hollow way and other features in the area suggest a medieval phase of settlement around Bromham Farm. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 540/931 4001-02. 08/11/1952.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Oblique Aerial Photograph. English Heritage (2008) 24929 004-007.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8564 4534 (261m by 217m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NE155
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1463392

Record last edited

Sep 4 2017 9:06PM

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