MSO11142 - Medieval road in Dunster Park (Monument)


The road ran from Park Gate to meet the road between Minehead and Carhampton to the northeast of Skewer Cliff Wood. It fell out of use when the deerk park was created.

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A road ran from Gallox Cross northeast by Avelham Corner, Henstey Shibbercliff (Skewer Cliff) and Gilt Chapel close to the junction of Saltry Lane with the Carhampton to Minehead road. Prior of Dunster was responsible for its upkeep. The Deerpark put an end to its use and no traces remain. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <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: #34033 ]
  • <2> Monograph: Maxwell-Lyte, H.C.. 1909. A History of Dunster and of the Families of Mohun & Luttrell. 2. 342.



Grid reference Centred SS 9950 4330 (1073m by 377m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9116
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE52
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1119414
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33461

Record last edited

Jun 25 2019 4:54PM


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