MSO12261 - Late prehistoric field banks north of Black Ball Camp (Monument)

Summary

Stretches of low, indistinct field banks were noted as earthworks. The earth and rubble banks average 4.5 metres wide and are up to 0.5 metres high. They may be remnants of a prehistoric field system contemporary with the enclosure.

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Full Description

Stretches of low, indistinct field banks running northeast from near Black Ball Camp (MSO9410). The earth and rubble banks average 4.5 metres wide and are up to 0.5 metres high. It is not clear due to uneven vegetation, which may hide further features. They may be remnants of a prehistoric field system contemporary with the enclosure. The banks were included in the scheduling proposal for Black Ball Camp, but were not scheduled. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Preece, A.. 1993-1994. English Heritage Monument Protection Programme. [Mapped feature: #34034 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9848 4272 (111m by 60m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35329

Record last edited

Jan 21 2020 11:29AM

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