MSO6739 - Possible prehistoric field system on Almsworthy Common (Monument)

Summary

A possible prehistoric field system was noted on Almsworthy Common in 1980.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An "elaborate field system", perhaps prehistoric, "very near to" the stone setting (MSO6727) on Almsworthy Common was noted in 1980. [1] It is possible this record relates to the site recorded as MSO6735, or perhaps MSO11283 further to the west. [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>XY Monograph: Eardley-Wilmot, H.. 1983. Ancient Exmoor: A Study of the Archaeology and Prehistory of Exmoor. The Exmoor Press. Microstudy C2. pp 28, 57. [Mapped feature: #46535 ]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 4 March 2020.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 36313, Extant 12 July 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 840 417 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW54
  • National Trust HER Record
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 36313

Record last edited

Jul 12 2021 4:25PM

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