MMO753 - Medieval or post-medieval earthworks near Hurscombe Barn (Monument)

Summary

Medieval or post-medieval ridge and furrow, field banks and extractive pits, visible as earthworks on vertical air photographs taken in 1947 and 1977.

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Full Description

Medieval or post medieval ridge and furrow, field banks and extractive pits, visible as earthworks on vertical air photographs in the vicinity of Hurscombe Barn. These feature are centred at SS 979 328 and are overlain by the drainage features described in record MMO752. [1] It is not clear whether record MSO8946 refers to some of the features mentioned above. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/2082 3024-5 19-MAY-1947.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAL/77037 221-2 26-NOV-1977.
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. C Dove 17/01/2013.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9798 3287 (499m by 376m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8947
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE80
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1121148

Record last edited

Mar 20 2014 3:12PM

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