MSO8929 - Undated trackway on Blagdon Ridge (Monument)

Summary

A probable trackway of uncertain date, deeply cut into the crest of the Blagdon ridge, visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 1968.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A sinuous linear feature is visible on vertical air photographs on the crest of Bladgon ridge at SS 9659 3250. The feature, which appears to be cut deeply into the ridge may be a trackway of uncertain date. []

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/2082 3026 19-MAY-1947.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAL/68013 180-1 28-MAR-1968.
  • <3> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS93SE.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9659 3249 (40m by 96m) (Aerial survey)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MMO734
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE61
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1120933

Record last edited

Jan 16 2017 1:10PM

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