MSO11285 - Natural features south of Court Plantation (Non-antiquity)


A group of features identified as possible lynchets from aerial photographs were later confirmed as natural in origin.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Possible lynchets seen from aerial photographs. Could also be natural features. [1-3] These have all the appearances of being natural features. The hillside has been ploughed in the past and the features are very degraded. [4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 3314.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: September 19. HSL.UK.71-178 Run 85. 9328.
  • <3>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS8537J, SS8437G. [Mapped feature: #34367 ]
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. E Dennison, 8 July 1987, Somerset County Council.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 974510, Extant 23 August 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO6766
  • Local List Status (No)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 NE25
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 974510
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33627



Grid reference Centred SS 8497 3755 (190m by 168m)
Map sheet SS83NW

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Record last edited

Aug 23 2021 3:55PM


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