MSO7852 - Early 20th Century tree-ring enclosure east of Croydon Hall (Monument)


The enclosure was noted on aerial photographs taken in 1980.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Small tree ring enclosure seen on AP's. [1] Probably associated with Croydon Hall. [3] It is similar to that described under MSO7853, although it now lies within an arable field and is an early 20th Century feature, associated with landscaping of the grounds of Golsoncott House or Croyden Hall. [4] The enclosure is no longer visible by the time the 1995 aerial photograph had been taken. [5]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Unpublished document: Eardley-Wilmot, H.. 1981. Worksheet in Devon HER. Somerset County Council SMR 29 Sep 1986.
  • <1> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 0238.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4325.
  • <3> Unassigned: Dennison, E, Somerset County Council. 10.10.88.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. Riley H 1998 RCHME field Investigation.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. C Dove 22/02/2013.



Grid reference Centred ST 0231 3865 (33m by 32m)
Map sheet ST03NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11869
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NW44
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 975203
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 34447

Record last edited

Mar 28 2018 2:09PM


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