MMO3776 - Later prehistoric curvilinear enclosure southwest of Fair Cross (Monument)

Summary

A curvilinear enclosure of probable later Prehistoric date is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1996.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A curvilinear enclosure of probable later Prehistoric date is visible on aerial photographs as a cropmark south westr of Fair Cross, Nettlecombe. Centred at approximately ST 0518 3931, the enclosure is defined by a narrow area of darker crop growth, probably a ditch, measuring up to 3 metres wide. The enclosure itself, which is roughly U-shaped, measures 56 metres long by 34 metres wide. There is no trace of an entranceway. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Oblique Aerial Photograph. DAP (ZV 04) 16-JUL-1996.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1990. DAP RV11,12.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: 1996. DAP ZV00,02-04.
  • <4> Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: ST 03 NE. MD002178.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 0518 3931 (60m by 46m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet ST03NE
Civil Parish NETTLECOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12216
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE154
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1500347
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35275

Record last edited

Feb 3 2020 11:50AM

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