MMO2267 - Possible late prehistoric field boundary on Wilmersham Common (Monument)

Summary

A length of possible field boundary visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs of the 1940s may be part of a wider prehistoric field recorded on Honeycombe Hill.

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Full Description

A length of possible field boundary is visible as an earthwork on Wilmersham Common on aerial photographs of the 1940s. The earthwork is centred on circa SS 8588 4197 and is visible for approximately 140 metres on a northwest to southeast alignment. It may be part of a wider field system recorded on Honeycombe Hill, potentially of prehistoric date. [1-2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/1501 3203-4 (13 May 1946).
  • <2>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 84 SE. MD002185. [Mapped feature: #41615 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8588 4198 (121m by 91m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS84SE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE145
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1473230

Record last edited

Mar 9 2020 1:30PM

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