MMO2378 - Undated earthwork bank on Hoccombe Hill (Monument)

Summary

An earthwork bank is visible on aerial photographs close to the summit of Hoccombe Hill. Its precise date and function are not clear.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An earthwork bank is visible on aerial photographs close to the summit of Hoccombe Hill, Brendon. Located at SS 7847 4384, the bank runs approximately east-west and measures some 125 metres in length. Its precise date and function are not clear, although it is not depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map and therefore is likely to be earlier than the post medieval period. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 540/931 3070-71 (8 November 1952).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7846 4384 (126m by 27m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE227
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1476012

Record last edited

Jul 19 2016 3:48PM

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