MMO764 - Post-medieval linear bank and ditched feature north of Higher Eastcott Farm (Monument)

Summary

Linear bank and ditched feature, possibly a trackway, of post-medieval date seen as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Full Description

Linear bank and ditched feature running diagonally across the ridge and furrow field system described in record SS 93 SE 90. This feature is possibly a trackway of post medieval date and is likely to be associated with the West Somerset Mineral Railway (record LIN 103). [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3147 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9930 3491 (243m by 132m) (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): MSO8958
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE91
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1121411

Record last edited

May 28 2019 4:00PM

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