MMO2696 - Post-medieval building platform southeast of Huntscott (Monument)

Summary

A rectangular earthwork platform or terrace, most clearly visible on aerial photographs of the 1970s may be the remains of a building platform of post-medieval date.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rectangular earthwork platform or terrace centred on circa SS 9252 4383, most clearly visible on aerial photographs of the 1970s, may be the remains of a building platform of post-medieval date. The former building or range of structures may have measured up to 29 by 11 metres in size and may have been part of the former hamlet of Huntscott to the immediate northwest, now the site of Huntsciott House. [1-2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/70380 185-6 (23 September 1970).
  • <2>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 94 SW. MD002186. [Mapped feature: #32448 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9252 4383 (27m by 35m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS94SW
Civil Parish WOOTTON COURTENAY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW159
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1482773

Record last edited

Aug 12 2020 11:27AM

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