MMO2299 - Possible routeway through Horner Wood (Monument)

Summary

A possible linear earthwork feature is visible on aerial photographs. The date and function of the feature are unclear but it may be the line of a former road or route through Horner Wood.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible linear earthwork feature is visible on aerial photographs through the trees of Horner Wood at Rowbarrow, Luccombe parish. The feature can be seen to follow the contours of the combe for almost 700 metres from circa SS 8880 4401 to circa SS 8827 4432, on a course roughly parallel to Horner water. The date and function of the feature are unknown, but it may simply be the line of a former road or route through Horner Wood. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 F20 4235-6 (11 April 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/72314 254-5 (16 August 1972).
  • <3> Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 84 SE. MD002185.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8854 4416 (548m by 328m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS84SE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE177
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1473580

Record last edited

Sep 4 2014 12:20PM

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