MSO11140 - Medieval and post-medieval coach road in Dunster Park (Monument)

Summary

The road led east from south of Gallox Bridge towards Carhampton.

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Protected Status

Full Description

From Gallon Cross (Park Gate) a road led in a southeasterly direction to Carhampton Gate and so to Carhampton. Was the normal Carhampton to Dunster road but stopped with the creation of the Deerpark. Now a footpath. [1] Parallel banks in Dunster Park seen on aerial photographs dating to 1947 can be identified as an old coach road. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Article in serial: Dixon, J.. 1980. Somerset Parish Survey 3: Carhampton. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 18. [Mapped feature: #34036 ]
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 3019.
  • <3> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS9943B.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9941 4289 (884m by 401m)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish CARHAMPTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9114
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE50
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 33453
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33453

Record last edited

Jan 8 2020 9:46AM

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