MSO12680 - Post-medieval field boundary in Hadborough Plantation (Monument)


A stretch of boundary surving as a low bank within the woods. Probably post-medieval in date.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post-medieval field bank at the western end of Hadborough Plantation, 1.2 metres wide and 0.3 metres high and formed of earth and stones. . It runs roughly north to south from SS 95792 28423 to SS 95786 28349 in an area of mixed woodland. It may represent part of a field system used before woodland encroached here or equally may represent divisions within managed woodland. Surveyed using GPS as part of the RCHME Exmoor Survey. [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]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 24 February 1998.
  • <2> Report: Wilson-North, R.. 1998. Haddon Hill, Brompton Regis, Somerset: An archaeological survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. RCHME.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1132687, Extant 4 April 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE38
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1132687
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35893



Grid reference Centred SS 9578 2838 (6m by 74m)
Map sheet SS92NE

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Record last edited

Apr 4 2022 4:12PM


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