MMO490 - Possible post-medieval field clearance mounds on Ilkerton Ridge (Monument)

Summary

Two small mounds noted on aerial photographs are thought to represent field clearance mounds dating from the post-medieval period, and may relate to a field system noted to the northwest.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two small mounds are visible at SS 7243 4444 and SS 7245 4443, measuring approximately 9 to 10 metres cross. They resemble field clearance mounds, and are likely related to the field system described in MDE20387. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/72314 282-83 (16 August 1972).
  • <2>XY Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SW. MD002182. [Mapped feature: #32864 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7244 4443 (27m by 15m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 14131
  • Devon SMR: SS74SW/68
  • Exmoor National Park Authority HER number: MDE20387
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE12833
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SW102
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1043708

Record last edited

Feb 5 2021 9:03PM

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