MSO8606 - Enclosure west of Great Nurcott (Monument)

Summary

A subcircular enclosure is faintly visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An undated subcircular enclosure to the west of Great Nurcott. This feature is barely visible on vertical aerial photographs. The adjacent field boundary appears to be deflected around the possible enclosure site and this may add weight to the enclosure's existence. [1,2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 4317-8 (11 April 1947).
  • <2>XY Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93NW. [Mapped feature: #46461 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9010 3642 (43m by 43m)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO837
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW72
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132206

Record last edited

Jan 20 2020 1:53PM

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