MSO10969 - Undated enclosure northeast of Duredown Farm (Monument)


A cropmark of a large circular area has been noted on aerial photographs.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Large circular area of lighter vegetation enclosing large and small concentric ring of darker marks. [1,2] Possibly a ploughed out enclosure. [3] No evidence for earthworks of any kind in a pasture field 400 metres northeast of Duredown Farm. [4] Appears to be visible on the 1946-8 aerial photographs taken by the Royal Air Force. [5] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4151.
  • <2> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. SS7540.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. E Dennison, Somerset County Council, 2 April 1984.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 6 July 1994.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <6> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 867249, Extant 16 June 2021.



Grid reference Centred SS 7599 4035 (130m by 110m)
Map sheet SS74SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE47
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 867249
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33108

Record last edited

Jun 16 2021 4:46PM


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