MMO975 - Trackway southeast of Kents Farm (Monument)

Summary

A trackway of medieval or later date, visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A trackway of medieval or later date is clearly visible as a well defined earthwork on vertical aerial photographs to the southeast of Kents Farm, Brompton Regis. [1] A road is shown in this position on the Kings Brompton Tithe Map. [3] The road is no longer extant by the time the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map was drawn. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 1158-9 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.
  • <3> Map: 1841. Kings Brompton Tithe Map and Apportionment. 6 chains = 1 inch.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9244 3088 (112m by 113m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9009
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW44
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1133733

Record last edited

May 1 2014 10:12AM

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