MSO7503 - Post-medieval field system on Lype Common (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a probable post-medieval field system is visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of part of a probable Post Medieval field system surviving on Lype Common. The field system is defined by linear banks, some of which can be seen continuing as current field boundaries. No trace of cultivation marks associated with the fields can be seen. The field system was seen as an earthwork and mapped from aerial photographs. [1-3] 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> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980/4737 (11 April 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944/4150 (23 January 1947).
  • <3> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1166336, Extant 26 April 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9600 3707 (913m by 610m) Centred on
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO1167
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10088
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE105
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1166336
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13931

Record last edited

Apr 26 2022 3:01PM

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