MSO6703 - Possible post-medieval enclosures at Elworthy Combe (Monument)

Summary

Three small enclosures are depicted on historic mapping and appear to date from the post-medieval period.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Enclosures shown as walled within woods on OSAD 6" and OS 6" maps. [1,2] Three small enclosures are depicted on the 1st edition and the current large scale mapping of the area (ST 0792 3467, ST 0790 3474 and ST 0790 3462) and appear to date from the post medieval period. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" ST03SE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1904. 6" sheet 59NW.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889 Somerset 59.2.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 078 346 (153m by 184m)
Map sheet ST03SE
Civil Parish ELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11246
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 SE26
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 975414
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33587

Record last edited

Apr 26 2013 2:11PM

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