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]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980/4737 11-APR-1947.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944/4150 23-JAN-1947.
  • <3> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NE.

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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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
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166336
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13931

Record last edited

May 21 2018 10:59AM

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