MMO840 - Medieval or post-medieval earthworks surrounding East Nurcott and Great Nurcott Farms (Monument)

Summary

Field banks, paddocks and a trackway of medieval or later date, visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 2011.

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Type and Period (3)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Field banks, paddocks and a trackway of medieval or later date, visible as earthworks in fields surrounding East Nurcott and Great Nurcott. [1-3] The Tithe Map for Winsford shows a section of road leaving Ison Lane at SS 9090 3640. It follows the field boundary for a time in a gradual west to southwest direction and finishes at c. SS 9061 3631, where two buildings are depicted. The road is labelled 357a, which the accompanying apportionment describes as "waste adjoining Blakes Meadow" and states is in use as meadow. It was in ownership of the "Surviving Trustees in fee for Certain Poor Persons in the several Parishes of Winsford, Cutcombe and Wooton Courtney". [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 4159-60 (23 January 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 4347-8 (11 April 1947).
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.
  • <4> Map: 1839. Winsford Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9067 3627 (395m by 262m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park Authority HER number: MEM24839
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8609
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW75
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132209

Record last edited

Feb 26 2020 4:52PM

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