MSO6920 - Possible post-medieval pound on North Molton Ridge (Monument)

Summary

An alleged pound, apparently in the vicinity of Pound Cottage, could not be found during field investigation in 1994.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A pound is alleged at this location, however there was no trace of such a feature during field investigation. To the west are a group of cottages, one of which is called "Pound Cottage". [1] It is not clear whether this record has been correctly located. There are no cottages in the vicinity named "Pound Cottage". [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 20 December 1994.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 28 March 2017.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7730 3293 (point) (NRHE)
Map sheet SS73SE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 NE25
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1099607

Record last edited

May 4 2020 10:48PM

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