MSO11240 - Medieval warren at Conygar Wood (Monument)


The name of the wood suggests this site may have had a warren, presumably attached to Dunster Castle.

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Full Description

"Conygar Wood, quarry and tower" printed on Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division map. [1] Presumably was the warren attached to the castle. [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" SS94SE. [Mapped feature: #34221 ]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. E Dennison, Somerset County Council, 1 February 1984.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1119484, Extant 19 May 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 9906 4417 (555m by 398m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO700
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9471
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE58
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1119484
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33578

Record last edited

May 19 2022 1:42PM


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