MMO2545 - 19th Century field boundary north of Tom's Hill Farm (Monument)

Summary

An earthwork bank visible on aerial photographs may be the remains of an abandoned or incomplete field boundary of 19th Century date.

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Protected Status

Full Description

A bank is visible on aerial photographs approximately 15 metres to the north of Tom's Hill Farm, as a subtle earthwork centred at circa SS 8115 4318. It is visible for just over 45 metres orientated north-northeast to south-southwest, roughly parallel to the extant 19th Century field boundary. It may be the remains of an abandoned or incomplete phase of enclosure associated with the Farm. It is not visible on aerial photographs of 1977. [1-3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR RAF 540/931 (F20) 3062-3 (8 November 1952).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. ENPA MAL 77013 079-80 (20 May 1977).
  • <3>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 84 SW. MD002184. [Mapped feature: #32565 ]
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1478464, Extant 19 July 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8115 4318 (15m by 49m) Aerial Survey
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW294
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1478464

Record last edited

Jul 19 2021 9:51AM

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