MMO3683 - Undated rectangular enclosure northwest of Culverwell (Monument)

Summary

A rectangular enclosure of uncertain date is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1970 as a cropmark.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rectangular enclosure of uncertain date is visible on aerial photographs as a cropmark north-west of Culverwell, Withycombe. Centred at approximately ST 0105 3830, the feature is defined by a narrow area of darker crop growth, suggesting the presence of a ditch and measuring up to 2 metres wide, which forms three sides of a rectangular enclosure measuring 30 metres long by 25 metres wide. The south side of the enclosure is not visible, and there is no trace of an entranceway. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: ST 03 NW. MD002177.
  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/70386 417-18 25-SEP-1970.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 0105 3830 (36m by 32m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet ST03NW
Civil Parish WITHYCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NW114
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1499534

Record last edited

Mar 28 2018 12:55PM

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