MSO8853 - Flint Piece field, Brompton Regis (Monument)


Prehistoric activity implied by the field name of Flint Piece. There is no archaeological evidence on the site, which is now occupied by a modern bungalow.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This plot was called "Flint Piece" by 1841. [1] Flint is the local name for quartz. [2,3] There is no field evidence for an archaeological site in this locality, which is now occupied by a modern bungalow. [4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1841. Kings Brompton Tithe Map and Apportionment. 6 chains = 1 inch.
  • <2> Unpublished document: PITCHER, GHP. 1960s. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 11 August 1965.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" SS93SW.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 1997.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 36717, Extant 9 May 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 948 314 (147m by 116m)
Map sheet SS93SW

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW9
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 36717
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35769

Record last edited

May 9 2022 10:51AM


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