MSO8050 - Medieval or post-medieval field system northwest of Selworthy Beacon (Monument)

Summary

A field system that was originally thought to date to the prehistoric period is now believed to be part of the wider medieval or post-medieval system in this area.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

Full Description

SS 914 483. Field system of uncertain prehistoric date on the northwestern slope of Selworthy Beacon, above Henners Coombe. [1] This grid reference refers to the ploughed out part of an extensive medieval or later field system on Bossington Hill. See MSO8075 for details. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <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. [Mapped feature: #30371 ]
  • <2> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1981.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 913 482 (point) (Aerial survey)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW73
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 866967

Record last edited

Nov 10 2020 4:50PM

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