MSO11452 - Trackway or Parish boundary north of Rook Wood (Monument)

Summary

A linear depression has been noted from aerial photographs that follows the parish boundary and has been interpreted as a trackway. However, it appears to follow the line of the historic Monksilver and Stogumber Parish boundary.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Broad linear depression following the parish boundary north from Rook Wood which is probably a trackway. [1,2] The feature appears to follow the line of the historic Monksilver and Stogumber Parish boundary. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 0636.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Meridian Air Maps. 1981. Infrared False Colour Aerial Photography. 4898.
  • <3> Map: Standidge & Co, London. 1842. Stogumber Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <4> Map: 1841. Monksilver Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 0713 3683 (130m by 369m)
Map sheet ST03NE
Civil Parish MONKSILVER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7692
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE36
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 975224
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33826

Record last edited

Oct 26 2015 11:37AM

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