MMO2561 - (Monument)

Summary

Trackways or hollow ways potentially of medieval date are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs. The tracks descends the south facing slope of Toms Hill and may be two phases of established routes to a former crossing point over Long Combe.

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Full Description

Two trackways or hollow way potentially of medieval date are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs on the south facing slope of Toms Hill. The two tracks are each visible for over 100 metres as they take slightly different course down the hill, before joining at circa SS 80304292. The earthworks may represent long established routes to a former crossing point over Long Combe, perhaps to reach the stell or sheep fold at circa SS 80334278. (1)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR RAF 543/2821 (F65) 164-5 27-APR-1964.
  • --- Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 84 SW. MD002184.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8031 4294 (63m by 159m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1478614

Record last edited

Mar 26 2018 10:40AM

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