MMO743 - Post-medieval earthworks on Blagdon Hill (Monument)

Summary

Linear ditches and a square sunken feature, possibly a building platform, were visible as earthworks on the western slopes of Blagdon Hill on vertical air photographs taken in 1947. These features may be post-medieval in date.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Linear ditches and square sunken feature, possibly a building platform, visible on vertical air photographs on the western slopes of Blagdon Hill, SS 9671 3338. These features may be post medieval in date. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3151-2 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9670 3338 (119m by 102m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8937
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE70
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1121075

Record last edited

Jan 15 2013 4:46PM

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