MMO754 - Undated subcircular enclosure to the south of Swansea Farm (Monument)


Undated subcircular enclosure, visible as cropmarks on vertical aerial photographs taken in 1976. On the ground is an area of amorphous earthworks. These represent animal burrowing, a trackway, field boundaries and other slight scarps.

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Undated subcircular enclosure approximately 70 metres across, visible as cropmarks on vertical air photographs. Centred at SS 9960 3320, to the south of Swansea Farm. [1,2] At the National Grid Reference cited is an area of amorphous earthworks representing animal burrowing, a trackway, removed field boundaries and other indefinable scarps. The features do not appear to represent an enclosure. [3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAL/76071 056 (16 August 1976).
  • <2> Archive: Dyer, C.. 1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 8 September 1998.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1121150, Extant 5 May 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 9960 3320 (72m by 83m) Aerial Survey
Map sheet SS93SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8948
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE81
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1121150

Record last edited

May 5 2022 10:32AM


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