MSO12681 - Post-medieval bank or trackway in Hadborough Plantation (Monument)

Summary

Two low earthwork banks which may be boundaries or mark a trackway. Probably post-medieval.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post-medieval field bank at the western end of Hadborough Plantation. It survives as a double boundary or terraced track and runs roughly west to east from SS 95822 28303 to SS 95862 28315. It lies in an area of mixed woodland and 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 Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R..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.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9584 2830 (40m by 12m)
Map sheet SS92NE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12681
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE38
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1132687
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35894

Record last edited

Apr 4 2022 4:12PM

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