MSO7590 - Medieval and earlier field systems near Greenaleigh Farm (Monument)

Summary

Three field systems, two medieval and one "older than medieval" are recorded around Greenaleigh Farm.

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Type and Period (3)

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Full Description

Field of both UP and Medieval date are recorded to the north and south of Greenaleigh Farm, SS 95 47. [1] (Greenaleigh Farm is located at SS 955479). [2] The map shown in [1] shows three distinct area of farming activity around the farmhouse at Greenaleigh. These are: A) lynchets at c. SS 9547 4817; B) An abandoned field system "older than medieval" at c. SS 9579 4800; C) An abandoned medieval field system, including open fields, at c. SS 9534 4789. N.B. it is worth noting that the map is at a very high scale and so the above grid references are not precise. [1,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Article in serial: Osborn, B.. 1983. Parish surveys in Somerset five: Minehead Without. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 5. Map 3. [Mapped features: #45057 Lynchets, Map 3; #45058 Pre-medieval field system, Map 3; #45059 Medieval field system, Map 3]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. RJ Fitzgerald, 26 January 1993, RCHME Recording.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Catherine Dove, 20 September 2018.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 955 480 (450m by 280m)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NE30
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 867290

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:25PM

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