MSO7411 - Possible ruined buildings on Stoke Pero Common (Monument)


One or more rectangular earthworks, possibly building remains, were noted on aerial photographs.

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SS 8740 4149. A rapid examination of aerial photographs suggested the presence of at least one (and possibly a group of) rectangular earthwork enclosures, possibly ruined building remains. [1,2] Three sides of a rectangular building are clearly aligned east to west to the north of MSO7331. The northern side is less clear. [3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Miller, A.. 1995. RCHME Aerial Photograph Primary Recording Project. 16 February 1993.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Aerial photograph reference number . DAP LD24-5 (10 January 1989).
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. Chris Webster, Somerset HER, 3 March 2006.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 604916, Extant 16 March 2022.



Grid reference SS 8740 4148 (point)
Map sheet SS84SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10114
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE98
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 604916
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13978

Record last edited

Mar 16 2022 10:51AM


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