MMO1897 - Medieval hollow way or trackway west of South Sparhangar (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
Earthworks defining the route of a possible hollow way or track can be seen on aerial photographs of 1995, to the west of South Sparhangar, Lynton and Lynton parish, centred on circa SS 7155 4603. The earthworks are located roughly halfway between the current course of Radsbury Lane and linear earthworks to the north, interpreted as a possible hollow way of medieval or early medieval date. The linear earthworks recorded here may demonstrate thatRadsbury lane has changed course twice since the early medieval period, even if only for a short time. Such a shift in course might have been caused by the acquisition and enclosure of a block of strip fields by a single land owner. 
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7155 4603 (153m by 46m) (Aerial Survey)|
|Civil Parish||LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1464985 (Original Monarch entry: 1464985)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NW118
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1464985
Record last edited
Apr 3 2018 3:55PM
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