MMO2272 - Medieval or post-medieval enclosure earthworks above Dady Combe (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
Shallow ditch and bank running around hillside, joined by another running northeast. Possible traces of others between these.  Earthwork banks are visible on aerial photographs centred on circa SS 8699 4281, on the southeast facing slopes above Dady Combe. Three separate possible boundaries are visible. Two are aligned on the contours of the combe side, at approximately the 360 metre and 340 metre above Ordnance Datum marks. The third may have connected these, crossing the contours on a more oblique eastnortheast, westsouthwest orientation. These boundaries are not marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map of circa 1889, therefore probably predate its publication, and are probably the remains of a failed phase of enclosure dating to the medieval or post-medieval period. [2-4]
- <1> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. AP Preece, 1 January 1992.
- <2> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 543/2821 F64 155-6 (27 April 1964).
- <3> SMO4068 Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/73109 852-3 (29 April 1973).
- <4>XY SMO7568 Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 84 SE. MD002185. [Mapped feature: #41621 ]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8696 4279 (233m by 301m) (Aerial Survey)|
|Civil Parish||LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1473291 (Original Monarch entry: 1473291)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12201
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE150
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1473291
- Somerset SMR PRN: 35259
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Mar 9 2020 2:19PM
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