MSO11292 - Undated rectangular enclosure northeast of Castle Farm (Monument)


An undated rectangular enclosure with two possible buildings in the interior is visible on aerial photographs as grass marks.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Rectangular enclosure seen on aerial photographs as a cropmark and plotted on Somerset SMR map. [1,2] 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] Northeast of Castle Farm is a grass mark showing one, possibly three, sides of a regular rectangular enclosure, with two possible rectangular buildings in the northeastern corner. [4,5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1>XY Map: SMR 6" map SS84SW. [Mapped feature: #34277 ]
  • <2> Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records. 33634.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 974905, Extant 12 July 2021.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1980 4161 (April 1947).
  • <5> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS8240C.



Grid reference Centred SS 8281 4047 (191m by 122m)
Map sheet SS84SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO6787
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW73
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 974905
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33634

Record last edited

Jul 12 2021 3:53PM


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