MSO8554 - Earthworks east of Upcott Farm (Monument)


Earthworks representing former field boundaries, lynchets and a possible building platform were noted on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (3)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A field of earthworks immediately east of Upcott Farm, centred at SS 9133 3596. The earthworks seem to represent removed field boundaries, several lynchets, and a possible building platform at SS 9129 3601. Found during field reconnaissance. [1] The possible building platform described above is visible on vertical aerial photographs and was plotted during the Brendon Hills Mapping Project. [2]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Field Investigators Comment. R Wilson-North 4 Nov 1997 RCHME Field Investigation.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 435-6 11-APR-1947.
  • <3> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NW.



Grid reference Centred SS 9133 3595 (150m by 126m)
Map sheet SS93NW

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO653
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12622
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW60
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1105269
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35833

Record last edited

Jul 26 2016 12:20PM


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