MSO11609 - Two probable tree rings on Bird's Hill (Monument)

Summary

Two circular enclosures, presumably landscape features belonging to the park at Combe Sydenham.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two circular enclosures on Bird's Hill, presumably landscape features belonging to the park at Combe Sydenham. [1,5,6] Both enclosures are in open parkland with trees on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps[2,3] and the Tithe Map [7] The western exclosure is shown in woodland and the eastern one in fields on the 1962 Ordnance Survey map. [4]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 0636.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. Sheet 48(13). 1904.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560. ST03NE.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography. LHL CPE.UK.1980. 3322. -/04/1947.
  • <6> Aerial photograph: Meridian Air Maps. 1981. Infrared False Colour Aerial Photography. 4896.
  • <7> Map: Standidge & Co, London. 1842. Stogumber Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 0654 3645 (553m by 76m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet ST03NE
Civil Parish STOGUMBER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34033

Record last edited

Oct 26 2015 11:31AM

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