MSO8925 - Possible post-medieval building platform north of Bessom Bridge (Monument)

Summary

A square mound north of Bessom Bridge, possibly a building platform of post-medieval date, visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs taken in 1977. The site now appears to be under Wimbleball Lake.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Square mound, possibly a building platform of post medieval date, seen as earthworks on vertical air photographs, centred at SS 9736 3203. The site is situated adjacent to a small brook, 200m to the north of Bessom Bridge. [1] The site now appears to be under Wimbleball Lake. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAL/77037 221-2 26-NOV-1977.
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93SE.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. C Dove 09/01/2013.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9735 3202 (point)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO730
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE57
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1120790

Record last edited

Jan 9 2013 4:47PM

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