MSO11061 - Trackway, Old Bury, Dulverton (Monument)

Summary

Two banks forming a trackway and an old field boundary are visible as earthworks. The trackway connects Old Bury Farm with its water supply.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two banks forming a trackway and an old field boundary are visible as earthworks. The trackway connects Old Bury Farm with its water supply. [1-2] The footpath follows a curving field boundary on the 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3] The field boundary has been removed, and the path straightened on the modern mapping. [4] The trackway is described as post medieval, but may be earlier. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 9028.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Oblique Aerial Photograph. -/09/1971, HSL.UK.71-177 Run 91 8700.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap.
  • <5> Article in monograph: Gathercole, C.. 2003. English Heritage Extensive Urban Survey: An Archaeological Assessment of Dulverton. The Somerset Urban Archaeological Survey. English Heritage. P.11, 12.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9056 2804 (185m by 41m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS92NW
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33276

Record last edited

Dec 10 2012 12:34PM

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