MSO7072 - Post-medieval hollow ways south of Simonsbath (Monument)

Summary

An area of hollow ways on the south side of the Barle valley near Simonsbath, comprising a number of criss-crossing linear hollows. They represent the former approach from the south to the crossing point on the river Barle.

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Full Description

An area of hollow ways centred at SS 7710 3900 on the south side of the Barle valley near Simonsbath. They consist of a number of criss-crossing linear hollows 3 metres to 7 metres wide and 0.3 metres to 1.1 metres deep running up and down the steep natural slopes. The ways represent the former approach from the south of the crossing point on the river Barle at Simonsbath. Their course is continued southwards by hollow ways (MSO7078), and north of the River Barle by more hollow ways (MSO7077). [1] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 28 October 1994.
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1029786, Extant 17 November 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7707 3895 (394m by 246m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12542
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 NE62
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1029786
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35744

Record last edited

Nov 17 2021 4:20PM

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