MMO2867 - Medieval ridge and furrow north of Stetfold Rocks (Monument)

Summary

Evidence for ridge and furrow of probable medieval date can be seen on aerial photographs as very denuded or levelled earthworks.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Evidence for ridge and furrow of probable medieval date can be seen on aerial photographs, as very denuded or levelled earthworks, at circa SS 8705 3885 about 380 metres to the north of Stetfold Rocks. The slightly curved earthwork banks of the rig are on average 8 metres apart and can be seen to cover a field of just over 2 hectares area. It is probable more ridge and furrow survives as very low earthworks in the area of Stetfold Rocks farm. [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Oblique Aerial Photograph. NMR SS 8738/4 (24928-11) (12 February 2008).
  • <2>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 83 NE. MD002192. [Mapped feature: #32789 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1485262, Extant 21 September 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8706 3885 (292m by 191m) Aerial Survey
Map sheet SS83NE
Civil Parish CUTCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 NE144
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1485262

Record last edited

Sep 21 2021 5:21PM

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