MSO10125 - Post-medieval field boundary bank south of Chains Barrow (Monument)

Summary

An eroded field boundary bank was noted during field investigation.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Low grass covered bank approximately 2.3 metres wide at the base and 0.3 metres high, with a worn footpath approximately 0.1 metres deep running along its length. A very eroded field boundary bank aligned roughly north to south. The bank is being used as a footpath by walkers and has almost completely eroded away in sections. Stones are exposed within the bank and scattered around it. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Survey: Faxon, Keith. 1998. Record card from McDonnell, R. Pinkworthy Estate: An Archaeological Survey for Management Purpose. 3 October 1995. [Mapped feature: #34666 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7336 4146 (42m by 475m)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 14009

Record last edited

Feb 3 2021 1:28PM

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