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


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)

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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] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [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. [Mapped feature: #30371 ]
  • <2> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1981.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 866967, Extant 11 May 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NW73
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 866967



Grid reference SS 913 482 (point) Aerial survey
Map sheet SS94NW

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Record last edited

May 11 2022 3:36PM


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