MMO3124 - Undated earthwork east of Hawkridge (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
A low earthwork visible on aerial photographs to the east of Hawkridge at circa SS 8669 3050 may be the remains of a field boundary or enclosure bank of unknown date. Almost completely levelled, the bank has probably been significantly spread by the plough to its current width of about 11 metres, its original width now unclear. It is visible for a length of circa 160 metres, defining a curve which at its northern end that roughly follows the contours of the ridge, but which at its southern end is much straighter and may cross the crest of the ridge. The relationship between this bank and an area of probably medieval strip fields immediately to the west is unclear and may warrant further investigation. [1,2]
|Grid reference||Centred SS 8667 3048 (83m by 198m) (Aerial Survey)|
|Civil Parish||WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1490495 (Original Monarch entry: 1490495)
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 SE78
- Pastscape / NRHE HOB UID: 1490495
Record last edited
Apr 5 2021 11:01PM
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