MSO6289 - Post-medieval field system west of Elsworthy Allotment (Monument)


A linear group of small enclosures has been noted on aerial photographs taken in 1947. They are thought to be associated with the remains of a field system to the south.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Linear group of small enclosures. [1,2] Relict field boundaries are visible on aerial photographs defining a fragmentary group of enclosures located at circa SS 919 418, on a northeast facing spur above the confluence of Hanny Combe and Spangate grove, some 250 metres to the west of Elsworthy Allotment. They are probably associated with a much larger relict field system to the south, thought to be of post-medieval date. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Aerial photograph reference number . RAF CPE/UK/1980 (F20) 4175-6 (11 April 1947).
  • <2> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS9141B.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS 70381 039 23-SEP-1970.
  • <4> Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 94 SW. MD002186.



Grid reference Centred SS 918 418 (401m by 189m) (Aerial survey)
Map sheet SS94SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO534
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11788
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW41
  • National Park
  • National Trust HER Record
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1086569
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 34360

Record last edited

Aug 3 2020 2:38PM


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