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


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.



Grid reference SS 840 417 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW

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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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