MMO2492 - (Monument)

Summary

Tracks or hollow ways are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs to the south of Long Combe, Exmoor parish. The earthworks may be evidence for the movement of livestock through the former Royal Forest of Exmoor from the medieval period onwards.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Tracks or hollow ways are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs to the south of Long Combe, centred on circa SS 79884290. The curvilinear earthworks are clearly not deliberately cut, but may be evidence for the movement of livestock through the former Royal Forest of Exmoor over many years, potentially from the medieval period onwards. (1-2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 540/931 (F20) 3109-311008-NOV-1952.
  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 543/2821 (F65) 166-7 27-APR-1964.
  • --- Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 84 SW. MD002184.

Map

No mapped location recorded.

Location

Grid reference Not recorded
Map sheet Not recorded
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1477935

Record last edited

Mar 26 2018 10:40AM

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