MSO7485 - Trackway west of Bakers Farm (Monument)


A trackway is visible as a linear depression on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 1971.

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Type and Period (1)

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Full Description

A linear depression was noted on aerial photographs lying to the west of Bakers Farm forming a trackway to Kiln Lane. [1] The trackway described by the previous authority appears as linear depression with traces of a bank on either side. It can be traced for approximately 130m aligned in an east-west direction. The feature was seen as an earthwork and mapped from aerial photographs. [2,3] The trackway is clearly shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 9638.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 3294.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. HSL UK/7177/8785-6 07-SEP-1971.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.



Grid reference Centred SS 9658 3866 (375m by 137m) (Centred on)
Map sheet SS93NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO805
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11405
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE68
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1128192
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33761

Record last edited

Jul 18 2018 11:42AM


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